Ardour DAW – Fifth Generation


Ardour 5 justifies the generation jump in its version number thanks to many useful new features. The still very simple Lua functions promise many in-depth extensions for Ardour 5 in the future. The absolutely outstanding stability, despite the version jump, was a particularly positive feature of the test. Ardour 5 is no less solid than its proven predecessor, but it is better.

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Hartmut Noack works in Celle and Hanover, Germany, as a lecturer, author, and musician. When not sitting in front of his Linux audio workstation, he's hanging out on web servers. You can find some CC-licensed examples of his audio work at

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