Ardour v8 tutorial

Ardour is a professional, full-featured hard disk recorder and Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Ardour is Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS). It features unlimited audio tracks and buses, non-destructive, non-linear editing with unlimited undo, and anything-to-anywhere signal routing. It supports standard file formats, such as BWF, WAV, WAV64, AIFF and CAF, and it can use LADSPA, LV2, VST and AudioUnit plugin formats.

Ardour 8

This tutorial provides a beginner’s introduction to using Ardour for basic sound recording and editing tasks. It assumes you already have Ardour up and running on your computer.

For information on how to install Ardour on Linux and Mac OS X, please visit the Requirements page. For Linux users, distributions such as KXStudio and UbuntuStudio offer a wide selection of useful music software, including Ardour.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Getting started
  3. Recording
  4. Editing sessions
  5. Mixing sessions
  6. Exporting sessions
  7. Saving sessions
  8. Appendices