[Ardour-Users] Session Archival
kevinc at cosgroves.us
Mon Jan 19 08:07:56 PST 2009
On 19 January 2009 at 13:57, Sakari Bergen <sakari.bergen at tkk.fi> wrote:
> However, the problem with FLAC is that it doesn't support encoding
> floating point samples, which is Ardour's (and Jack's) native format.
> Thus it will not be truly lossless. Wavpack on the other hand can encode
> floats losslessly, and is thus better suited for compressing Ardour
> source files.
It's been about a year, but we discussed this in the Linux Audio
Users band (Packet-In) list. IIRC, Wavpack will at some point be
supported by libsndfile libraries, at which point Ardour will be able
to read/import those files. That'll be nice.
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