[ardour-users] automation portability inquiry

Guillaume Pellerin yomguy at altern.org
Fri Oct 27 00:20:20 PDT 2006

Mark Knecht wrote:
> On 10/26/06, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-10-26 at 20:02 -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
>>> Paul,
>>>    I would be disappointed if that was the case. I haven't done all
>>> that many sessions in Ardour but it would be a drag to not have them
>>> work anymore. I expect that there are other folks out there with far
>>> bigger problems than I would have though.
>>>    If for some reason it doesn't make sense to put conversion into
>>> Ardour 2.0 is there a possibility that someone on the development team
>>> could provide a conversion program so that older sessions could be
>>> converted to 2.0 format before we load them?
>> this option would be my preference, yes.
> Mine also. If it turns out that for some reason someone cannot go to
> Ardour 2 for awhile then they can keep an unconverted version of their
> session files and still use Ardour 0.99/1.0.
> Way down the road sometime, once everything is a bit more proven, you
> can always integrade the conversion program anyway, but in keeping
> with your love of the command line I think a conversion program is a
> good way to go.
> Thanks,
> Mark

Hi !

This is the best way I think too.
I have one more question about this subject :
Does Ardour 2.0 will offer the possibility to save multi-channel automation data ? Indeed, on the 
0.99 version, one could only save this kind of data for stereo tracks... This was really bad for 5.1 


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