Paul Davis releases Ardour 3.0
Paul Davis has released version 3.0 of Ardour, the open source digital audio workstation application for Mac and Linux.
Changes in Ardour v3.0
- Major New Features
- MIDI recording, playback and editing, including plugin instrument support for LV2, VST and AudioUnits.
- Parallelization of DSP operations to use any number of processors.
- Matrix-style patching/routing.
- Overhauled export system (multiple formats at once, stem exports, multichannel exports).
- New & Improved Audio Signal Handling
- Monitor section.
- Solo operation redesigned, includes Solo Isolate and correct AFL/PFL modes.
- Per-channel visible phase invert buttons.
- Internal aux sends and explicit aux busses.
- Improved send control.
- Stereo panning via width+position.
- Track/Bus groups extended.
- Audio Editing
- Option for Automation moves with Regions.
- Rhythm Ferret improvements.
- Vertical stacking of overlapping regions in tracks.
- Non-destructive, non-overlapping recording mode.
- New region editing features.
- Strip Silence.
- Media search path.
- New & Improved GUI details
- Session overview pane.
- Unified processor list (plugins, sends, returns etc).
- Extended Region list.
- Extended Track/Bus list.
- Improved and expanded editor cursor set.
- Dynamically resizable big clock window.
- New and improved preferences dialog(s).
- New editing implementation for clocks.
- External Control
- MIDI binding maps
- Dramatically improved Mackie Control support.
- Linear Timecode support.
- Improved MTC chase.
- MIDI Clock chase.
- 64 bit timeline
- Dynamically resizable disk buffers.
- JACK Session support.
- Undo system internals use less memory and improve speed.
Ardour 3.0 is now available for Mac, Linux and as source code.
More information: Ardour