[PD] instances for control and audio

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Mon Mar 4 19:00:01 CET 2019

* oliver <oliver at klingt.org> [2019-03-04 18:19]:
> 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" ?
Not an expert on this but I think two separate Pd's are more independent
than one instance with possibly multiple [pd~].
Someone more expert will comment on this for sure.

You might be interested in running one instance for Gem and the other
for low-latency audio eventually :)

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