[ardour-users] auditioning groups of tracks at once & disk too slow

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Tue Jan 31 12:49:12 PST 2006

On 1/31/06, Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc at doink.com> wrote:
> Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>:
> > 70 tracks is definitely close to or over the limit for most generic
> > modern h/w with ardour's current 32 bit float format files.
> I don't know anything about how ardour interacts with the sound
> files.  But, I can't help but wonder if Audacity's file chunking
> method could help speed up ardour's interaction too.  Months ago
> I read a technical write-up on this, but all I can find right now
> is this:

Not really relevant, as audacity is designed to do destructive
editing, which is where the chunking business comes in.  Ardour simply
streams audio to/from disk, and it does it pretty efficiently.


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