[PD] How to navigate a long sound file in vanilla PD

martin brinkmann mnb at martin-brinkmann.de
Tue Mar 31 11:47:23 CEST 2015

On 31/03/15 11:18, Stefan Tiedje wrote:

> In the docs and on the net I did not find any way to navigate within
> that playback. (Its crucial for rehearsals.) The size is too big for
> loading it into RAM (the mobile devices which are around often have less
> than 1 GB of RAM), Is there a known way to tackle this seemingly simple
> task???


with the open message you can specify an onset in "sampleframes". that
should work if clicks/dropouts are no problem.

> Of course I would also love to find a way to play back an mp3 and freely
> navigate within that as well...

i dont know if the necessary externals for ogg/mp3 are included
with mobmuplat. (oggread~ has a 'seek' message)

bis denn!

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