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audio stalling whilst buffering.

March 1, 2011 | 10:23 am

hello all,

got a question to ask, could not find an answer so am asking out.
making a sampler for a friend who will use this tool for live use and any other use he sees fit. built up the sampler well, but when loading a sample into a folder when it is running, stalls the audio for a second or two.

obviously this has to do with big samples, short ones are not bad but can still notice a minor stall. but is there a way to speed up the buffering process or a workaround for this. i am using [waveform~] as well, which i do feel has something to do with it.
but was just wondering if anyone had any ideas on how this can be fixed. thinking of changing the [waveform~] and maybe using [multislider] instead for viewing the audio

thanks

lewis edwards
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smokingbunny.co.uk


March 1, 2011 | 12:08 pm

I haven’t try this, but what if you handle all loading in a [poly~] I’ve read somewhere this doesn’t break the audio chain, so perhaps this will also work for loading into ram?


March 1, 2011 | 12:10 pm

ah ha ha ah ha. makes sense. never thought of that to be honest. will try that out later tonight, see how it goes.

cheers.


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