[PD] Max Smoother Audio than Pd?

Tim Blechmann tim at klingt.org
Fri Mar 26 07:39:12 CET 2010

>> > But I wonder how this can be different in Max (note that I don't know
>> > Max at all (almost))
>> i cannot comment on max, but comparing the implementations of
>> supercollider's unit generators and pd's tilde objects shows a big
>> different in the handling of parameter changes. pd uses new parameters
>> instantly, while supercollider does a one-block interpolation, so it
>> should sound `smoother'.
> I can't comment on supercollider, but while it's true what you say about
> Pd, it's very easy to overcome that by using [line~]s or even better
> [vline~].

only for objects supporting audio-rate arguments and at the cost of 
performance ;)

tim at klingt.org

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