[PD] Best PD+OS/Hardware combinations for low audio latency?

Si Mills smills at rootsix.net
Tue Apr 1 10:39:10 CEST 2008

Have you tried running Pd using Jack osx and Jack mode?

I can get latency down to 7ms without crackles - this is on a meager  
old g4 powerbook


On 1 Apr 2008, at 09:18, Tim Blechmann wrote:

>> So far, in Windows: I tried setting the priority to Realtime in the  
>> Task
>> Manager and setting the buffer size to "smaller" in the Control Panel
>> settings for the Edirol soundcard, but could only get the "delay" in
>> PD's audio settings down to 40 ms. Anything below that destroys the
>> sound (in a bad way).
> that is a known issue ... pd is using pablio on osx and windo$,  
> which is
> unable to achieve decent latencies ... the devel_ branch contained a
> workaround for that, not sure about the recent vanilla release ...
>> I'll try the linux suggestions next...
> good idea, the pd's audio driver access on linux is not as broken as  
> on
> other platforms ...
> t
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