Mac processor MAX out Live 4

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Mac processor MAX out Live 4

Post by 235musick » Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:21 am

Hi Guys

I am running Live 4 on a MAC G4 Duel 450Mhz with 1GB ram, I am using the internal built in Sound card. When I use the reverb plug-in the processor MAXes out and the sound jitters and slows down. I have whacked the audio buffer right up but still the problem persists. This is the same when I use more 2 Simpler....I would of thought my set up would be fine for these operations...BTW I'm using OSX Panther, is there any suggestions for a way to stop this with out using less plug-ins????


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Post by dirtstyle » Fri Sep 10, 2004 3:22 pm

if its not already done, set your processor performance to highest in the system preferences>energy settings. that should help

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Post by MarkH » Fri Sep 10, 2004 5:02 pm

The second processor just handles the graphic-portion of Live. So you really only have one processor working the audio side of Live.
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Post by ulidjan » Fri Sep 10, 2004 6:25 pm

if you don´t need simpler playing 12 voices at the same time, put the voices down to 1 or 2.


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Post by AdamJay » Fri Sep 10, 2004 6:46 pm

use Apple AU Reverb instead of Ableton's reverb

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Post by 235musick » Wed Sep 15, 2004 3:46 pm

Cheers for all you suggestion....very much appreciated I will give them a go and let you know what happend.


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