[PD] Minimizing MIDI Latency

Steffen Leve Poulsen slagmark at worldonline.dk
Fri Aug 31 23:05:47 CEST 2007

You could start with the -noaudio option.

mvh/ Steffen Leve Poulsen

Ryan Supak skrev:
> Hi list,
> I use PD as a MIDI "pre-processor" for Ableton Live on OSX, and have 
> done so for several years.
> Something I've always wondered about: how to minimize MIDI latency?  As 
> far as I can tell (though I've never done a scientific test) MIDI 
> throughput latency is locked with audio latency.  I've also noticed that 
> if I disable audio entirely that I run into strange problems.
> So, since I use PD MIDI-only, I've ended up setting the audio latency to 
> 1ms and disabling audio outputs -- but not disabling audio entirely.
> Is this more or less the standard approach?  Thanks in advance for any 
> thoughts!
> rs

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