[Ardour-Users] nightly/development builds

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Feb 23 05:29:59 PST 2016

I think you've missed the point. The editor and mixer can be opened in
different top level, independent windows at the same time. This is not SDI.
The work that has been done makes either approach possible, not one or the


     provide a friendlier experience for people working on laptops who
either (a) are used to using other single-window DAWs (like Ableton Live)
or (b) are not familiar/comfortable with workspaces or both.
     make it possible to view the mixer window with the transport controls
     retain multiple window/monitor ease of use

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 4:02 AM, David Santamauro <
david.santamauro at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/22/2016 03:43 PM, Paul Davis wrote:
> The "tabbed" branch features two important changes from previous versions
>> of Ardour. First and foremost, both the editor and mixer windows (along
>> with the preferences window) are by default displayed as tabs in a single
>> window. The tabs can be torn off to create detached versions, and the
>> program will remember this state. Secondly, the entire mechanism for
> Interesting ... your use of quotes around "tabbed" is appropriate. I
> consider these more SDI views. I'm also not sure what the goal of these
> are. I don't hang around IRC often so I definitely missed the background
> conversation regarding this interface change, but I'm sure there are good
> reasons for it, I just can't think of one.
> David
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