[Ardour-Users] maximum file length

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Apr 7 04:54:21 PDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:59 PM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> for WAV (including BWF) and AIFF and several others, the limit is 2GB.
> for CAF, WAV64 its 4GB.

this is wrong. CAF and WAV64 have 64 bit data chunk size fields, so
the limit is a LOT more than 4GB. the filesystem will be more (or as
significant) here, but almost all Linux-native filesystems can host
files whose size is any 64 bit value.


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