[Ardour-Users] External sync from another DAW: Ardour song pointer should follow ?

jonetsu jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Fri Aug 31 14:21:41 PDT 2018

On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:51:55 -0400
Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> if ardour is slaved to MIDI clock, it will pay attention to MIDI Song
> Position Pointer messages. It will ignore them otherwisel.
> You mentioned "synced externally via JACK", so ardour is ignoring
> MIDI SPP, and is using jack transport to determine where it should
> be. If the other DAW (unnamed, why?) is the transport master, then it
> needs to set the new position ....

Unnamed because this would be generic, but it turns out it's not ...
because the "other DAW" is using ALSA MIDI.  Eg. Bitwig.  So this
should not work isn't it, with one usign ALSA and the other using jack,
even though Ardour does start and stop at the same time as Bitwig ?

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