[PD] array to text file

Derek Holzer derek at umatic.nl
Tue Jun 10 15:54:21 CEST 2008

Michal Seta wrote:

>> i rather load txt files in  a table than have several tables because im
>> assuming that will be less cpu intensive. ami right?
> Having many arrays does not affect CPU usage but memory consumption.

In fact, loading files to arrays uses the CPU, while storing them in 
arrays does not. Loading large files (i.e. soundfiles) into arrays can 
also cause audio interruptions. So better to load everything into arrays 
ahead of time.


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