[PD] the Looping Patch

PORRES mentalosmosis at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 6 16:55:42 CET 2007

hi there, has anyone downloaded the patch from padawan12?

it is called called scanner.pd and should work as a nice looper...

the author couldnt find it...


padawan12 <padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk> wrote: 
Damn! :) I can't find it on the archive and I lost my local copy.
Maybe ask if anyone else downloaded it. That's all I can think of right now.

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007 05:59:00 -0800 (PST)
PORRES  wrote:

> great, Im new on the list though, how can i get the posted patch?
> cheers
> padawan12 
> I don't know if you remember a patch I posted a few months ago called scanner.pd
> That was a kind of granular, overlap and add, two tables with very big
> windows of about one second. Each table is enveloped with a half cosine
> and so by swapping alternately between two tables out of phase
> you have a smooth sound.  It was actually quite simple, just a few multiplies
> and a cos. Afaics this would be fine for getting steady
> sample based sounds like sustained bowed strings etc. Just load the same
> sample into both tables.
> On Sat, 3 Feb 2007 13:46:12 -0800 (PST)
> PORRES  wrote:
> > yes, the question was why want it as smooth in pd as in other softwares...
> > 
> > but hey, you say it was as bas in all you had... hmm, that sounds weird to me, cause thats not what i got.
> > 
> > well, the matter is also not the sample anyway... being dodgy or not, and it is actually a looping matter in pd.
> > 
> > i aint got that many loops here actually, so I couldnt try them to see if another .wav file would do better... i will look for it though... and test it.
> > 
> > Do you guys have any patch at all that loops .wav files rather nicely the way I want, which is continuosly loud without envelopes and all?
> > 
> > cheers
> > alex
> > 
> > hard off  wrote: well, i just checked the sample, and it didn't loop smoothly in any
> > software i have.
> > 
> > then i opened it in a sound editor, and the start point is zero, but
> > the end point is not zero, which would be why pd makes a "drastic"
> > click.
> > 
> > 
> > i will now bow out of this discussion, because i can't see why anyone
> > would want to loop such a dodgy sample in the first place.
> > 
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