[LAD] midi beat clock

Arnout Engelen lad at bzzt.net
Fri Feb 19 23:44:07 UTC 2010

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 01:40:22AM +0100, m.wolkstein at gmx.de wrote:
> my question, exist something like this for alsa.

For ALSA, I'm not sure. For JACK, the closest thing would be the transport 
BBT information. You can just ignore the bar/beat numbers and look only at
the ticks if you prefer.

> i fond out that linux audio apps all have other or there own definitions 
> about the quantity of ticks per beat.
> make it sense to find out an accordance about ticks per beat. or is this 
> irrelevant for any syncing. especially i mean here syncing via 
> jack-transport.

The timebase master decides the number of ticks per beat and broadcasts this
to the clients.


More information about the Linux-audio-dev mailing list