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Freeform Tempo Envelope?

Discussion in 'Recording' started by creamlemon, Sep 18, 2006.

  1. creamlemon

    creamlemon Guest

    Hello everyone,
    I am wondering if there exists a DAW or other software that includes allows the user to alter the TEMPO ENVELOPE of a clip of audio and/or midi in a flexible, freeform manner (in the same way many programs allow the user to alter the VOLUME ENVELOPE - pulling a pushing a line representing the dynamic level, giving the dynamics a freeform shape)?

    Hope that made sense.
  2. pr0gr4m

    pr0gr4m Distinguished Member

    Feb 9, 2005
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    Cubase does it (tempo track) and I would imagine that most other audio recording/sequencing programs do it.
    The thing is, when you change the tempo of an audio clip, by stretching or compressing, you are altering the audio and the result isn't really that good...depending on the amount of change.

    If you are using loops like REX files, then they can be alterted without any loss of audio quality.

    MIDI isn't a problem since it's only data.

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