[LAU] Audio editor for editing a 90-minute-long file?
zotz at 100jamz.com
Sat Jun 14 08:22:44 EDT 2008
On Friday 13 June 2008 17:29:47 Ken Restivo wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 01:47:32PM -0400, Jesse Chappell wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 3:39 AM, Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de>
> > > 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.
> That's it. Next time I will use Ardour.
> It would be very nice to split a 90-minute liveset up into multiple,
> song-length WAV's, but it was too much hassle to do that in Audacity. I
> suspect it'd be very easy to do in Ardour.
It is extremely easy to do in ardour for a final of 1 CD or less and not bad
for more than one CD either. I am finally getting better at this. I wish I
had persued these skills a few years ago. Life would have been easier.
> I ended up using Audacity, and ended up with two huge files:
> In FLAC format for your high-fidelity enjoyment.
all the best,
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