[PD] floating point soundfiles

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Tue Jan 8 07:14:10 CET 2002

Hi Tom,

soundfiler only knows about "nextstep" floating-point soundfiles, but can
read Wav and Aiff 24-bit fixed files too.  I think there's a 23-bit
floating point type defined fo Wav files, but I don't know what the 
header looks like; someday I hope to find this out and support it.


On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 09:03:15PM +0100, thomas gorbach wrote:
> Hey everybody on the list,
> i'm new on the list and with pd. The first problem i have is how to read floating point soundfiles.
> With samplitude i recorded soundfiles in floating point format. (my D/A converter does 24 bits);
> now i want to load in PD. I tried to load this soundfile with the element "soundfiler" but get a heather mistake. is it possible somehow to load a floating point soundfile in PD ?
> greetns

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