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

Bob Andres bob at andresonline.net
Thu Jun 12 18:30:00 EDT 2008

Dragan Noveski wrote:
> 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.
> cheers,
> doc
Thanks --- I have now figured out how to do that.   This is exactly what 
I wanted to do.   It takes awhile to figure out all these "ins and 
outs"  (litterally)


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