[LAU] Audio editor for editing a 90-minute-long file?

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Thu Jun 12 13:47:32 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 3:39 AM, Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 12. Juni 2008 schrieb Ken Restivo:
>> Good call on Ardour; I probably would have had the easiest time working
>> with this file in Ardour. Ardour is sweet. But for just editing one long
>> audio file, it seemed a bit like overkill. Also, I'd be too tempted to
>> overdub onto it, which is a no-no for a live recording :-)
> There are actually very good reasons to use ardour for post-processing of
> live-recordings:
>  - Its completely non-destructive, even if you slice your 2-hour-file into
> 10-seconds snippets and rearrange them and delete them one-by-one, you still
> don't loose the material. Yes, you should have backups, but who knows...
>  - Its _very_ easy to apply mastering effects over the whole session. (And
> with the jamin-control-plugin you can change settings between songs.)
>  - And all editing on effects and automation is non-destructive too. That is
> very nice compared to clicking "apply effect (silence)", having the computer
> work for ten minutes and the realize that a) its the wrong effect and b)
> the "create undo" wasn't selected.
>  - ardour is definitely not trying to load the whole 2-hour file into ram...

Don't forget the CD markers -> TOC export for creating CDs easily with
Ardour.  Works great for live CDs where you want to add track
boundaries with no gaps for disk-at-once burning.


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