[Ardour-Users] ardour 3.0 alpha season drawing to an end

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Jul 12 07:53:42 PDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:51 AM, Harry van Haaren
<harryhaaren at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Leigh Dyer <lsd at wootangent.net> wrote:
>> One thing I'm not sure about is exporting projects with MIDI tracks using
>> external synths. Is there a way to have Ardour export a session by simply
>> playing through it in realtime (not freewheeling) and recording what's
>> coming from its master out? For now, I'm using an external app to record my
>> project when I need to export it.
> Yup, its very simple:
> 1. create a new track (mono-stereo-quad or whatever you want to bounce to)
> 2. Wire up the outputs of Ardour:Master to the new track
> 3. Wire up the outputs of Synth:out (or a SynthBus:out in ardour if your
> routing it trough in real time) to the new track too.
> 4. Record enable the new track, and play trough the session.
> Currently (Ardour 2x) this is the only way to export to multichannel files.
> Once its done, go to your session folder /interchange/audio and grab the
> recorded file. :)

this doesn't work, actually. it doesn't work for 2 reasons:

   1) Leigh is using ardour3
   2) Ardour native files are always mono

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