[PD] sequencer app for osx

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Sat Aug 9 18:10:28 CEST 2008

Damian Stewart wrote:
> hey,
> can anyone recommend a good sequencer application for MacOSX? i'm currently
> using Ableton Live to send MIDI data through the IAC bus to control Pd
> (since i haven't yet found a pure Pd sequencer i'm happy with)

What makes you sad about Pd sequencers? Maybe it's fixable.

, but i'd
> like to move more toward free software, and also it's a bit of a pain to
> transfer loops from Ableton to Pd for standalone playback.
> features it must have:
> - ability to run different length loops at the same time (eg a 1-bar loop
> on one layer, a 2-bar loop on another layer, and a 3-beat loop on a third
> layer)

Why not run three instances of midifile or even textfile with the same data?

> - easy access to velocity and note duration

Do you mean that the thing should output the duration at the same time 
as the note-on, or the file should be readable in a text editor?


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