[PD] instances for control and audio

oliver oliver at klingt.org
Mon Mar 4 18:17:02 CET 2019

Peter P. wrote:
> * michael strohmann <itsnotfair9 at gmail.com> [2019-03-04 16:20]:
>> is there any contraindication to use separate instances of puredata: one for audio file playback and the other for control/communication ?
> There is no contraindication to do so and in fact many of my performance
> patches are two instances of Pd, one doing DSP the other one doing GUI
> and both communicating via Netsend/receive.

just out of curiosity:

would that be the same as using a [pd~] (to do the DSP stuff) in an 
otherwise GUI-focused "master-instance" ?

or is there a difference in "performance" power when using 2 discrete PD 
instances instead?



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