new version of sfmarkers~ - WAVE loops recognized


    Jun 02 2006 | 9:07 am
    Hello,
    after a suggestion by Torsten Belschner (see his recent post), I added
    to sfmarkers~ the ability to return the loops defined in a WAVE file.
    You can download this object at http://users.skynet.be/crfmw/max
    MacOS only.
    Conceptually, I'm not totally convinced by the way I implemented this:
    loops are considered as regular markers (with predefined names 'beg
    loop' and 'end loop'). But this is the way loops are saved in AIFF
    files by some softwares.
    Beside loops positions it could also be possible to get other 'sampler'
    informations like loop type (forward, backward, ...), pitch, tune, etc.
    (I just need to add a couple of C lines in my code :-) but I don't know
    if this should be sfmarkers~' job.
    If there is some interest, I could add an outlet to send these
    'sampler' informations, like loops. But as in AIFF files, loops are
    more often saved as markers than as loops per se, I'm not sure it's the
    best option...
    Because AIFF and WAVE are not consistent, I can't find any consistent
    solution. Suggestions are most welcome!
    _____________________________
    Patrick Delges
    Centre de Recherches et de Formation Musicales de Wallonie asbl

    • Jun 05 2006 | 9:01 am
      Hello Patrick,
      could you give me the sources ? i'll do my best if it's not too hard to
      make it available for windows.
      cheers
      f.e
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