[PD] pd and rewire

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Nov 29 07:45:54 CET 2005

On Nov 28, 2005, at 8:30 PM, carmen wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 12:12:19PM +1100, Boy Ronin wrote:
>> By now I'm sure you are all sick of this questions, but I'll ask  
>> anyway.
>> Does PD currently support Rewire? I have read back through some old  
>> posts
> the Propellerheads pretty much pick who they want to let use rewire,  
> mainly limited to places like Steinborg , Cakewalk , NI...also its not  
> particularly great, unidirectional, arbitrary channel limitations,  
> only supported by a few expensive commercial apps, etc..
>> and other sites on the internet, all of them say no. However most of  
>> these
>> messages dated back about 2 years. So has this situation change? Also  
>> the
>> reason given for it not being implemented was that pd is not  
>> commercial,
>> however the guys over at Buzz have rewire working and they too are a  
>> non
>> commercial project? Also Max has rewire support and there are some
>> "patches" out there to get Max bits working in PD has anyone achieved  
>> this
>> with rewire. I'm relatively new to the world or PD so perhaps I'm  
>> overly
>> simplifying things and being a little naive. This is an area that I  
>> am very
>> interested in persuing, however if its a dead end, then its a dead  
>> end and
> there are a lot of ways to achieve things that go far beyond rewire,  
> the shining example being JACK on linux (which pd supports, barely).  
> even on windows you can use pdVST, or vst~ external +  
> freewire/soundbus/mixbox/etc ... happy googling !

Jack an Pd+Jack work on OSX as well.  [vst~] is windows only.



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