[ardour-users] Ardour1 and Ardour2?

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Mar 11 13:12:11 PST 2006

On Sat, 2006-03-11 at 10:00 +0100, Alex Polite wrote:
> On 3/10/06, Jan Depner <eviltwin69 at cableone.net> wrote:
> >     Ardour1 is actually Ardour 0.99.whatever  It was written using GTK
> > which is a graphical user interface (GUI) widget library.  Ardour2 is a
> > port (geek speak for conversion) of Ardour1 (0.99) to GTK2 which is the
> > most recent version of GTK.  GTK2 apparently includes many major
> > improvements to make the GUI much more usable than what was possible
> > under GTK.  At the moment Ardour2 is very much a beta release so, unless
> > you want to suffer through the beta testing, I would suggest you stay
> > with Ardour 1 (0.99.whatever).
> What are the major improvements that Ardour2 will offer?

    You got me.  I haven't built it yet.  I don't think it's anything to
do with the low level parts though (recording, etc).  I think it's just
improvements to the GUI to make it easier to use.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
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