[Consortium] A New Blender Open Movie project : Durian

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Sun Jun 14 16:50:00 EDT 2009

mike clemow wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> You can't do that in Ardour?  I've honestly never tried to do any 5.1
> work, but I imagine that even if you had to go outboard for the mix,
> it wouldn't be that hard.  I guess they're doing what they think is
> best.  But I think that their decision might be based on something
> other than a lack of open audio tools.  I'm probably biased...  ;-)
> -Mike
> On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 5:23 AM, Daniel James<daniel at 64studio.com> wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>>> But there are so many good, open audio tools...  as we know.
>> I understand that one roadblock with previous projects was the need for a
>> 5.1 mixdown of the soundtrack.

real men use ambisonics ;)
for the unwashed masses, they pre-render to 5.1.
ardour can do the former today, and ambdec will take care of the latter.

i'd be willing to join the effort - if somebody else produces the
content itself, i can help with mastering to surround. it would be 5.0,
though. imnsho, the .1 is one of the stupidest ideas ever...

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