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

Dragan Noveski perodog at gmx.net
Thu Jun 12 17:09:32 EDT 2008

Bob Andres wrote:
> Jesse Chappell wrote:
>> 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.
>> jlc
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> I like the idea of using Ardour and jamin to master a live recording, 
> but it has to be done in real time, correct?  Forgive me if this is an 
> obvious question (I've just started to learn about Ardour and Jack, I 
> didn't know about the CD markers thing),  but say I have a two hour 
> live concert recording.   I run it through jamin and then back to 
> re-record in Ardour.   Since it is going to take two hours in real 
> time, I'd like to start it and let it run overnight --- how do i get 
> it to stop, and just keep running all night?   or is there an easier 
> or better way to do this?  Most tutorials I can find are old or 
> incomplete.
> -Bob
you might not want to rerecord into ardour, but to use an prefeder 
insert, which is connected to jamin and just export the session.


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