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document 780: Sometimes when I make changes to a pattern during playback, I don't hear them right away. Why not?
To provide smooth playback, Beatcraft is often mixing audio data ahead of what you are hearing from your speakers. This "latency" can be reduced by selecting smaller and fewer audio buffers in the Preferences. To change the buffer size, select the File menu, followed by Preferences, and then...
19 Jun, 2008
document 781: Sound Is Breaking Up / Popping Or Clicking / Lagging
If it sounds like someone is starting and stopping the sound real quick, repeatedly, it could be because the computer has slowed down due to other programs running at the same time. Beatcraft has to work harder as the layers of sound increase. Try increasing the buffer size or the number of...
24 Apr, 2008
document 782: It's Not Making Any Sound
You've added sounds, but you can't play anything... There are a few things you can check here. Are the speakers on and plugged in? (Sorry, management made us ask.) Can you play a Wave file through Windows sndrec32.exe or another sound application? If you can"t there may be a problem with...
19 Jun, 2008
document 783: Playback Is Stopping Too Soon!
If you are trying to play sounds in Beatcraft and it seems to cut off too soon or it may have some other strange behavior, try this:In Beatcraft, click on the File menu and select Preferences. On the Playback tab, click on the Playback Device setting and choose the driver for your sound card. Do...
24 Apr, 2008