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Linux Audio Editing Is Better With Ardour 3.0

Free Software

Published on 11 March 2013 10:04 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The high-end open-source audio workstation software Ardour is up to version 3.0. Ardour 3.0 features many improvements to this GPLv2+ software.

Ardour 3.0 is the first release of this open-source digital audio workstation software to support MIDI recording, playback, and editing. Ardour 3.0 also improves/changes the audio workflow, which is also very significant.

Some of the other features include parallelization of DSP operations for multi-core processors, matrix-style patching/routing, an overhauled export system, improved audio signal handling, GUI improvements, 64-bit timeline, JACK Session support, dynamically resizable disk buffers, and much more.

More details on Ardour 3.0 can be found with the Ardour.org news announcement.

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