[ardour-users] software monitoring

Ruben Lopez rl1205 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jan 20 20:46:09 PST 2006

Phil Frost wrote:

>On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 01:05:59AM -0800, Ruben Lopez wrote:
>>After googling for a few hours tonite, I found that my next question is 
>>pretty common, but I was never able to find the answer, so I need to 
>>ask: How do I monitor sound after I start recording? I have s/w 
>>monitoring engaged in Ardour, but I lose sound as soon as I hit record. 
>>What's the secret?
>This is one of my gripes with ardour, too. At the top of the window, in
>the transport bar, there is a button labeled "auto input". The status of
>rec-enable, global rec-enable, transport rolling or stopped, and that
>"auto input" button determine if a track is being monitored. For me,
>"auto input" off seems to do what I want more often. Really either way
>never does what I want all the time, so I wish monitoring was more

FWIW, I found the solution for me - I had both h/w monitoring and s/w 
monitoring enabled in the options editor... deselecting h/w monitoring 
allowed me to hear what I am recording.

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