[PD] regards

Martin Peach martinrp at vax2.concordia.ca
Thu Sep 22 23:30:02 CEST 2005

michael gardner wrote:

> hello. 
> i just subscribed to this list and hope it is quite active.  i 
> recently discovered Pd through my interest in Max/MSP.  unfortunately 
> i dont have the funds neccessary to really get involved with it at the 
> moment, and it looks like Pd would be a good alternative. 
> is Pd a good application for live audio performance?

It's good but I find you need to work at avoiding glitches , just as 
with Max and most other computer-based realtime audio generators.

> since i know absolutely NOTHING about Pd, and dont know anyone that 
> does, where can i find some useful information in regards to getting 
> started and getting a feel for it?  i absorb complicated technical 
> information quite well, but i dont have a background in anything 
> similar. 

Try Miller's book on line especially this chapter "intro to pd":
Also once you have pd installed go to the doc directory and check out 
the patches in there.


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