[PD] Toughts on PD vs. Max stability on macintels on, analogindustries.com
matju at artengine.ca
Tue Mar 8 04:46:02 CET 2011
On Mon, 7 Mar 2011, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
> For Audio API (OSS, ALSA, etc.):
> You can choose the respective menu item, then set it up in the
> dialog window that pops up. Click "Save all settings" to... save
> all settings. Isn't that persistent audio interface settings?
D'oh, yeah, but I don't notice it, as I still rely on commandline flags,
shell-scripts and alias-commands. I knew it was somewhere... ;)
> Things I would normally set using the Media Menu: input devices, # of
> channels, whether or not to use multiple devices, delay.
But delay is a kind of in-between : it's at once very machine-dependent
and very patch-dependent. Some patches are meant for low-latency, and some
patches have to be high-latency to prevent drop-outs, but the actual
amount can't really be decided in advance in a machine-independent way.
> Things I would set using the Media Menu OR some kind of in-patch
> mechanism: sample rate
Right. But are some soundcards and/or drivers limited to only certain
sampling rates ?
(Side note : I thought that my soundcard was quite limited, but now I try
to find a limit to the sampling rate that I can set, and I can't find
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