[ardour-users] newbie: exporting to mp3

Brett W. McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 09:45:47 PDT 2005

On 9/13/05, Andy Joslin <andy.joslin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am new to ardour, and haven't had a whole lot of seat time, but so far...
> I like it.  I want to use it to record for a podcast.  When exporting to an
> audiofile, I see that there is not an option (out of the box) to export to
> an mp3 format.  How do I go about doing the conversion?  I prefer to do it
> native to ardour rather than running a convert utility after the export to
> wav, because disk space will be an issue. 
>  I imagine there is some sort of plug-in available?
>  Any pointers would be appreciated...  (reminder... I am a newbie at ardour,
> but not with Linux) 

Yep, you'll have to use lame or something similar.  Why re-invent the
wheel when there's already good stuff out there already?

-- Brett
Programmer by Day, Guitarist by Night

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