[PD] playing a sample / mac

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Wed Jul 8 21:26:58 CEST 2009

IOhannes m zmoelnig hat gesagt: // IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Alexandre Bräutigam wrote:
>> Hi there!
>> I'm using a simple sfplay patch to play a wav's sample. The open 
>> message box is: [ open pedra1.wav l ] because the pd file and this 
>> sound file are in the same directory. Using this patch in a XP 
>> computer, it works. When I try to do the same in a macbook, we hear no 
>> sound and everytime I bang the open message box, it says: "error: 
>> sfplay: can't open pedra1.wav" What's wrong?
> why would you use [sfplay] when there is [readsf~]?
> the latter is an external which has not been updated in years, the  
> former is a often-used object in Pd-vanilla (and will thus work on  
> pretty much any Pd installation you will find over the world)

Just for clarity: I think you've confounded "latter" and "former" here. sfplay~
is old and cranky, readsf~ is shiny and pure vanilla. :)


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