[PD] ASIO drivers in windows

mark mark at junklight.com
Mon Jan 28 00:35:06 CET 2002

The cheapest way of getting something that supports AISO
is to buy Cubasis (from steninberg) the cut down version
of Cubase - in this country its less than 50 GBP ($75 US?).

I haven't got a compiler on this machine - I'll have a look at
work tomorrow. I suspect its pretty straight forward - the
sdk comes with lots of pretty clear examples.



-----Original Message-----
From: Miller Puckette [mailto:mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu]
Sent: 27 January 2002 23:09
To: mark
Cc: Matthew Nish-Lapidus; PD List
Subject: Re: [PD] ASIO drivers in windows

Hi all,

There's a Pd "portaudio" interface (in s_mac.c and s_portaudio.c), and
portaudio supports ASIO in "beta"... see

So in principle you can get Pd to talk to ASIO by just linking it all
toghether.  I haven't tried this because I don't have any soundcards in my
Windows machine that support ASIO.

Come to think of it, what's the cheapest soundcard ASIO supports?


On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 10:48:46PM -0000, mark wrote:
> Hi,
> this would be really useful to me too because then I could
> stream multiple channels into the creamware environment.
> I've just downloaded the aiso SDK - it comes with lots of
> examples and looks pretty straight forward. Is there any
> documentation on how the current driver is implemented?
> BTW I am not really in a position to take on this project
> right now 'cos I'm expecting my first kid any day now
> but I don't mind giving a helping hand
> cheers
> mark
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Nish-Lapidus [mailto:mattn-l at rogers.com]
> Sent: 27 January 2002 17:32
> To: PD List
> Subject: [PD] ASIO drivers in windows
> hi,
> does anybody know if PD will work with windows ASIO audio drivers?...
> specifically for the EMI2|6 audio interface by Emagic.  i want to take
> advantage of the 6 outs on the device in PD and to this point haven't been
> able to figure out how.
> thanks,
> matt.

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