[ardour-users] file lengths
plutek at infinity.net
Fri Jan 20 05:53:35 PST 2006
Arnold Krille wrote:
>2006/1/20, Peter Lutek <plutek at infinity.net>:
>>Marijus Bernotas Marukas wrote:
>>>This is serious. I was trying to record a long track from DAT source and
>>>ardour hanged when I clicked stop :/ As a result no wav file was created -
>>>1,5 hours of work were lost.
>>>Is it possible to record using raw audio instead of WAV?
>>i don't believe there's any way around this currently in ardour, because
>>it uses only wav or bwf. if this is incorrect, i'm sure paul will jump
>>in to correct me!
>>currently, for long recording times, i'm using ecasound and recording to
>>w64 files. if i want to import those to ardour for an edit/mix, i have
>>to split them into shorter chunks.
>What I do on any stand-alone-recording is that I am using timemachine
>and its w64-format to record. And then I import/link these into an
>ardour-session for mixing/mastering. There isn't even a need for
>splitting these recording prior the cutting in ardour as ardour can
>read/import the w64-format just fine...
yes, it reads the format, but if your file length is over the RIFF size
limit you'll have problems.
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