[Ardour-Users] a few thoughts

John Rigg au2 at jrigg.co.uk
Tue Dec 4 01:39:16 PST 2012

On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 01:00:26AM +0100, Adriano Petrosillo wrote:
> Yes, but you can make Ardour more appealing for BOTH types of users. Users
> who want and need "eye-candy", a sleek interface, VU-meters, etc. can
> choose to enable them, selecting a (hypothetical) "Modern" skin, while
> users who prefer the traditional look of Ardour would only have to click on
> a menu entry to revert to a classic Ardour theme.
> I'll repeat myself, Reaper already does this, you can choose to have a
> full-fledged UI or a simple, no-nonsense one, it's totally up to you.

Reaper's master bus outputs aren't included in the routing matrix,
making it unusable in my own work situation. It does look pretty though.

Prioritising appearance over an obvious essential function like that is
a strange way of making the program appealing IMO.


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