[Ardour-Users] Show multi-channel waveform as a single waveform?

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Nov 10 10:09:29 PST 2010

2010/11/10 Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at stackingdwarves.net>:
> On 11/10/2010 01:00 AM, e deleflie wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm working with 16 channel files (ambisonic...i.e. waveforms are
>> graphically similar). The displayed waveforms are so thin that I have
>> problems identifying where sounds are. Is there a way to display just
>> the first waveform? ... or perhaps display all waveforms added up?
> afaik, neither is possible. but you might try to change the waveform
> display from "linear" to "logarithmic" - that helps to bring out softer
> passages. also try the "rectified" view. it's not what you're asking
> for, but maybe enables you to find your way around more easily.
> best,
> jörn

He could probably display the sum by sending all 16 channels to a mix
bus and then recording the mix bus on a new track.

Messy but would likely work.

- Mark

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