aics acts as back-end and interface for ardour providing an image time-line. A basic user-interface is already integrated in ardour2; more advanced features are underway.
<menuitem action='aniConnect'/>below the “AddTrackBus” entry.
sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/AniComp /bin/true
Download and unzip: http://rg42.org/_media/oss/sodankyla/aics-alpha9-static.gz
Select “Connect” from ardour's session menu. voila.
aics takes a few options, run
./aics –help for a full list. Most importantly
-r <jack-sample-rate> (default 48000)
-i <sec> interval between images of the displayed sequence (default 5 sec) and
-C (don't cache images on aics startup.