Audition dropping features: Can Ardour overtake?
I received a copy of a topic from the Adobe Knowledge Base, outlining features that were slated to be dropped from the CS5.5 version of Adobe Audition; the company's audio editor:
To my own dismay, many of these features are extremely relevant to my own job in radio production; not the least of which is timesqueezing. Adobe is recommending that anyone who does not want to give up the features of the earlier product (AA 3.0) should install both and use whichever is needed at the moment. A lot of users are not happy with that decision.
This may be a turning point for Ardour and her users - to position the program as a viable and affordable replacement for both Audition and its predecessor Cool Edit - IF the features are there.
I realize there is no version of Ardour for Windows, but with Audition crossing over to the Mac side of the street to broaden its base, I propose it may be a good time to explore going cross-platform. The more potential users who know about Ardour and its capabilities, the better.
Alan Peterson CBT/CEA
Arlington VA USA