[LAU] Synchronization of audio with MIDI file

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Jun 15 06:07:56 UTC 2013

On 06/14/2013 04:05 AM, Asa Marco wrote:
> Il giorno Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:30:12 -0400
> Brett McCoy <idragosani at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 4:32 AM, Angel de Vicente <angelv at iac.es>
>> wrote:
>>> With Rosegarden and the piano roll, I can easily stretch/move each
>>> of the MIDI notes, but I didn't find an easy way to synchronize
>>> with my audio wave (though I haven't used Rosegarden a lot, so
>>> perhaps I missed something).
>>> Ideally I would like to:
>>> + load in one program both the audio and the MIDI file
>>> + see the soundwave forms for both audio and MIDI plus the piano
>>> roll for the MIDI file
>>> + if something is not synchronized properly (due to the nature of
>>> the music, I can see it nicely by inspectint the soundwave), I
>>> would like to stretch/move the MIDI notes in the piano roll and
>>> interactively see how the soundwave changes, so that I can
>>> immediately see if the MIDI and the audio are better synchronized.
>>> Is there a tool where I can do that easily? Perhaps there is some
>>> other procedure/tool that can help me with this?
>> Actually, I think Ardour3 would be ideal for this, as you can easily
>> work with MIDI piano roll and audio waveforms right on the same
>> screen (most sequencers open MIDI piano roll up into a separate
>> window). As you can see in this screenshot, you have everything right
>> in front of you and its easy to set synch points for both audio and
>> MIDI:
>> http://brettwmccoy.com/images/ardour-3.2-screenshot.png
> Isn't there something that allows to set MIDI tempo by tapping on keyboard?
> I'm sure to have used that method  once to pair recorded audio and MIDI,
> but maybe I was using a software on windows.

Rosegarden has that feature, but I think the recommendations for Ardour3 
would be better ones to take.

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