[Ardour-Users] Cleaning up unused regions

Brett McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 12:39:47 PDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Thomas Vecchione <seablaede at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Brett McCoy <idragosani at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think the only way this could work, rather than copying and pasting,
>> is to bounce the section of desired audio to another track by
>> recording from the original track to the second track and then
>> deleting the original track altogether. That could get tedious,
>> though, if there are many tracks and regions to copy.
> You don't need to bounce to a new track necessarily, just bounce
> period.  There are a couple of options that Ardour provides that will
> bounce a region or range, but you have to create an entirely new audio
> file which those operations will do(Off the top of my head look for
> Bounce, and Consolidate)  and remove all references(aka regions) to
> the original audio file, then cleanup the session and flush the
> wastebasket.
> But yes you have the right idea.

Yes, that's basically what I meant... still, would be tedious if you
had a hundred such regions to try to isolate out an hour of audio

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