Re: [linux-audio-user] Opening up the discussion

From: Lars Luthman <larsl@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 18:23:57 EEST

On Sun, 2005-07-24 at 09:02 -0600, Steve D wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 01:11:23AM +0100, Jono Bacon wrote:
> > [...] With some experience behind me of using Cubase, Cakewalk and
> > Magix Audio Studio, I suspected Ardour with be a cinch to pick up -
> > unfortunately I found it impossible to be productive straight away. If
> > I can't use it, how is someone with no knowledge of audio recording
> > supposed to use it? Ardour is certainly not the only offender here
> > [...]
> You gave up too quickly. I put off learning anything about Ardour for a
> long time because it just *looked* so complex. However, I didn't have to
> learn much at all in order to begin to use it effectively. Just less
> than an hour's worth of reading the Ardour manual at it's website,
> learning a little about how to start a session, some basic signal
> routing, and how to use the mouse and computer keyboard with Ardour, and
> I was up and running and eager to learn more about this great program.

Paul Davis also did a nice demo of Ardour at LAC2005, there's a video
recording of it here:

(Theora video and Vorbis sound)

Lars Luthman
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