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2 seconds added to digital release on track one of mastering projects

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asked Jan 23, 2018 in Mastering by chrisfogal (1,470 points)
Redbook CD standard obviously places 2 seconds of added silence before the first track on a CD but if you want to release the same project digitally it also adds the 2 seconds to the digital single of the first song. I have had to go back and edit song 1 of several albums for clients because they don't want that 2 seconds on song one for their digital distro. I don't blame them since that's the world we are living in.

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answered Mar 29, 2018 by AlexTinsley (753,460 points)
 
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answered May 7, 2018 by Scardanelli (750 points)
I just checked because I've never had this problem - if you do "Digital Release" from Project you do not get a 2 second delay on track one. Burning a CD would obviously add it, and DDP I expect.

I always offer clients a Digital Release in several formats to WeTransfer or Dropbox etc. Not sure this feature request is needed!
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answered May 8, 2018 by chrisfogal (1,470 points)
Strange, I have tested this several times and there is always 2 seconds there. I even had to edit a track as recent as 2 weeks ago. I'm sure I'm using the latest version. I wonder what could be causing this on my end. Any ideas?
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answered Aug 17, 2018 by ernestoponce (190 points)
This is one of the most frustrating things about the project feature of Studio One. I really hope this gets resolved. I have been doing more mastering projects and overall I love the metering and processing abilities of the project feature but, when you digital release, one would expect (especially if you check off the "USE RANGE OF TRACK MARKERS") songs to render how it is represented inside of the DAW. PLEASE FIX THIS! It is one of only a handful of small, fixable, processes/features that will keep a lot professionals away from this program. Just my 2 cents. Ernesto
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