[LAD] Let's kill EPAMP???

Stefano D'Angelo zanga.mail at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 17:08:46 UTC 2008

2008/6/2 Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de>:
> Am Montag, 2. Juni 2008 schrieb Stefano D'Angelo:
>> #4. Support for time stretching when using non real-time audio sources.
> Time-stretching is an effect and therefor a plugin! Otherwise you will get
> _very_ bad audio because every plugin-author will implement its own
> time-stretching with very varying results.
> You probably mean that the system should support that the number of
> input-samples is different than the number of output-samples (per plugin and
> process()-run). This requires that the plugins themself need to tell the host
> how many samples of output result from how many samples of input.
> Which would actually be a good thing for an api.


> And why is time-stretching limited to non-realtime audio?

It can be suitable for real-time processing, but it's not suitable for
audio loopbacks (real world input connected to real world output),
because you can't read the future and you can't have infinite memory.


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