[linux-audio-user] looking for audio compositor/sequencer
Eric Dantan Rzewnicki
rzewnickie at rfa.org
Wed Nov 12 11:48:26 EST 2003
To be more specific and add another vote for ecasound, here is an
example from the ecasound docs at
" Cut, copy and paste
1. ecasound -i bigfile.wav -o part1.wav -t:60.0
2. ecasound -i bigfile.wav -y:60.0 -o part2.wav
Here's a simple example where first 60 seconds of bigfile.wav is
written to part1.wav and the rest to part2.wav. If you want to combine
these files back to one big file:
3. ecasound -i part2.wav -o part1.wav -y:500
part2.wav is appended to part1.wav "
I'm using this functionality in a shell script that takes 12 ~5 minute
wav files and concatenates them into 4 ~15 minutes wav files. I'll post
it tonight when I get home from work.
ecasound can also give you the length in seconds (and milliseconds) of a
file so that you can possible script your insertion points ... I haven't
figured that out exactly, yet, but believe it can be done by parsing the
output of ecalength (an ecasound tool included with ecasound). There may
be a cleaner, easier way as well.
On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 10:01:00AM +0400, Guy Daniel CLOTILDE wrote:
> Denis McLaughlin wrote / a ?crit:
> > I'm looking for
> something driven via the command-line or in a script because I want to
> composite close to a hundred different clips with second-accurate
> insertion points, so I don't much fancy doing this with the plethora of
> gui sound editors that exist.
> I strongly believe ecasound can do the job, with the appropriate parameters:
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