[microsound-announce] [correction] "Introduction to Ardour" FLOSS Manual now online

Derek Holzer derek at umatic.nl
Wed Dec 9 06:32:44 EST 2009

[Previous email left out info about Ardour itself. Apologies for the 
double post, please forward this version to your friends!]

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Wednesday 09 December 2009

"Introduction to Ardour" FLOSS Manual now online


Ardour is a full-featured, free and open-source hard disk recorder and 
digital audio workstation program suitable for professional use. 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.

The "Introduction to Ardour" FLOSS Manual is a free (gratis/libre) 
tutorial-style book, which introduces the program without expecting a 
vast knowledge of computers or sound editing from the reader.

This FLOSS Manual can be read online at:

The Ardour FLOSS Manual was largely written by workshop participants 
learning the software themselves, over a one week period during a 
session led by Derek Holzer at the moddr_lab/WORM in Rotterdam, the 

Non-profit, print-on-demand paper copies can be ordered from Lulu.com 
soon. Please check back with the main FLOSS Manuals page in several days 
for ordering information:

The manual is free to use, distribute and remix according to the GNU 
General Public License. FLOSS Manuals volunteers are currently working 
on French and Portuguese translations, and anyone is free to add 
contributions and edits for future versions of the manual at

Thanks to Adam Hyde, Walter Langelaar, the workshop participants in 
Rotterdam as well as those who helped online from the FLOSS Manuals, 
Ardour and Linux Audio communities, and to all the folks at the 
moddr_lab and WORM!

::: derek holzer ::: http://blog.myspace.com/macumbista :::
http://www.vimeo.com/macumbista :::
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