[ardour-users] Native file size limit

timg timg at expressmart.com
Fri Feb 24 06:16:47 PST 2006

Lars Tobias Børsting wrote:

>Great program! I have just recorded my first long session with
>Ardour. Unfortunately, the recording stopped after some time. The reason
>was that it couldn't write more data to its files. Looking in the
>project folder there is a folder called "sounds" which contains the
>actual track recordings. They seem to be in the standard
>wav-format. Both of the files ar 2.1 GB large, so I wonder if there is
>some limit in this format? I use reiserfs, so I know the file size isn't
>limited by the filesystem. I read somewhere that wav-files have a size
>limit of 2.1 GB on 32-bit systems, however I exported my two mono 2.1 GB
>tracks into a single stereo file of approx. 3 GBs.
>What might be the cause of this file size limit? Ardour version is
what filesystem is your disk running?

Timothy Alan Gorman
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