[Ardour-Users] session: master-source

Jesse Chappell essejlc at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 11:20:16 PST 2008

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 1:56 PM, yawfle <yawfle at nospammail.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 19:26 +0100, "Paul Davis"
> <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> its the "original" source file for the region. for most regions, it is
>> identical to the normal, but for timestretched/pitchshifted regions, it
>> refers to the original source that was transformed. this allows us to
>> perform repeated stretch/shift operations without loss of quality.
> Whoa... so, to clarify this, does it mean that performing cumulative
> shifts/stretches on a region will actually start with the original each
> time, and intelligently adjust the value for the change? If so, I
> really, really wish i had known this sooner, but just the same, it's
> good to know. That could save a lot of time.

That is correct. Sorry you were afraid to do it for fear of quality reduction!


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