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Re: PC based looping software?

Like I say Kim, I have never used it that way, however you can record and 
draw what you recorded on the fly and move and edit etc. Somebody on this 
said that they were using it live with a notbook. btw is there a software
version of an echoplex like looper? And what is latency but another delay?

Jeff  (the mangler) Duke

Kim Flint wrote:

> But Acid doesn't really meet his request for a more
> interactive/real-time/delay style of looping with things like overdub and
> feedback. That usually implies the ability to be adding your own audio to
> the loops in real time, and controlling that accurately, and nothing on 
> really handles that well, or at all. The reason lies in the typical 
> purpose OS's used, where audio I/O and user control latencies can be 
> long. The time between when audio goes into the box and when it can come 
> can be anywhere from 20ms to as much as 500ms, far worse than any
> stand-alone box. Making a basic PC do any kind of real-time processing of
> real world signals is very problematic for this reason. PC's are ok for
> things like hard disk recording, sequencing and sound editing because 
> the application has many opportunities to compensate for all the latency.
> Stand-alone devices like boomerang/echoplex/jamman/etc are specially
> designed for low latencies and tight user control, which makes them much
> better suited for more "live" (or real-time) loop creation/manipulation.
> kim
> At 05:23 PM 10/9/98 -0400, Jeff Duke wrote:
> >I have been enjoying Acid by Sonic Foundry; http://www.sfoundry.com/
> >I have not used it much yet for looping my music but what it can do is 
> >cool.
> >check it out,
> >
> >Jeff Duke
> >
> >Greg Sundberg wrote:
> >
> >> Is there any software available for the PC that could handle some of 
> >> looping features of the EDP/Boomerang/etc.?  I'm not talking about
> >> something like using cakewalk to record parts and then simply have it
> >> loop continuously.  I'm interested in more of the interactive or delay
> >> style options of feedback, overdub, etc.  I'm not worried about
> >> performing live in venues with my PC, just at home for fun -- and the 
> >> definitely has the necessary hardware.  If it does turn into something
> >> that I'll use live, then I'll break down and buy an EDP/'rang/Jamman
> >> etc.
> >>
> >> Suggestions?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Greg
> >>
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