Rendering is a big part of our routine, especially if you’re like me you do multiple stems of each mix, several times during the life of a project. Not a lot has changed for the Render to Disk dialogue box for some time now, so it might be good to open a new thread to discuss how this could be evolved for the next version.
For me, a great improvement could be a more traditional style file name selection process. Currently you can only select a folder from the Browse function, not an existing file name. If you want to render-over an existing file you have to type it correctly and hope you get it right (or go out to the file manager and check the name text). It would be just way better if you can point to an existing file as the save-to path.
Another change could be song-contextual folder path memory for each song. Where it currently is a pain the render dialogue remembers whatever path you had for the last render, no matter what song you are in. If not checked it can be easy to forget to reset the path each time you’re in a different song (in this case the stems are being sent to separate song-unique folders for post production). It would be great if each XRNS remembered it’s own rendering path somehow. Maybe this could actually be set in the Song Properties tab?
Let me know what you think of these ideas. Add your own here.