First of all - I am not saying Ardour is bad or not possible to use. But it would be nice to get some options so we could choose to work in a different way.
First of all - simplify the interface. I want to turn off all the timeline rulers that I don’t need so that this becomes the default for all new projects.
It would also be nice to be able to configure what buttons that will show as default. Then I could hide anything that has to do with midi or music production.
A good loudness normalization for a project.
Snapping more like we are used to from other programs (I think this is already in the dev version).
Add the possibility to set in and out points by pressing i and o on the keyboard. This is a way of adding editing markers that is widely used and many people have these shortcuts in their fingers.