[PD] Dynamic range question

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Apr 29 19:12:57 CEST 2005

Jamie Bullock wrote:
> I apologise if this has come up before.
> With PD, numbers are represented internally as 32-bit floats, but audio
> processing is done using values normalised to the range -1 < x < 1. So

who told you that ?
i am often working internally with audio signals that range between
-12.5 and 1000.0.

it is just the oustide world that doesn't know what to do with
floating-point samples (at least my ADC/DACs are restricted to some
fixedpoint format)


> doesn't this effectively restrict PD's audio dynamic range to 24-bit?

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