Old 02-11-2019, 09:22 PM   #1
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Default Audio dropping out on playback and renderings

I'm experiencing audio dropouts of about 1 second during playback and on renderings.

I'm on a 2017 12" MacBook with a 1.3 GHz Intel Core i5 running version 10.14.3.

I'm using the 64-bit version of Reaper for Mac. Also, I have 460GB of 500GB of storage available.

I've been using the various versions of Reaper for the past year, and never had problems with audio dropping out before, but I just upgraded to the latest version or Reaper, v5.965.

I'm mixing a podcast about 40 minutes long, which is about 2x longer than any podcast I've mixed previously (not that I think that would cause the problem).

When I playback and render, the audio drops out for about a second, at different places on different playbacks and renderings (rendering as MP3s).

I found this post in the forum, but didn't see anything about audio dropping out.
https://forum.cockos.com/showthread.php?t=23297

My familiarity with Reaper is only basic, and I'm not sure where to begin troubleshooting this.

If anyone has any suggestions I'd be very grateful.

Thanks
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:42 PM   #2
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Isn't that a very new o/s update?

Maybe try general osx optimisations for audio...obviously you could ignore the focusrite specific bits if you don't use a focusrite interface.

https://support.focusrite.com/hc/en-...-Mac-for-Audio
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