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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by giancarlo » Thu May 21, 2015 4:39 pm

sethius wrote:Hey Giancarlo, Ableton Live 9.1.8 64bit crashed yesterday when I was using Versatile 64bit AU. My system is OSX 10.9.5 and my Mac is a 2013 3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5 Mac Pro (Black Trash Can). I have 16GB of RAM.

I'm 99% sure Versatile caused the crash as the document was pretty basic and i've never seen this kind of crash before (and my system is extremely stable and almost never crashes). The audio engine just stopped working and the play button wouldn't work, but the program continued to function to some degree. I then tried to save and then Ableton Live hung and stopped responding.

Also the CPU spikes are ridiculous. I have one of the fastest and most modern machines available and with only 1 instance of Versatile the audio crackled every time I moved a knob and continued for a short period after.

about the spikes: try mixratecycles to zero
It seems like on au the spikes are a lot more than planned:

- cpu load should be a lot less than Core5 architecture
- but during knob tuning it should be a bit more than Core5 for a short period of time.

I explain what happens: when you move a control the prog rate switches to MIXRATE and lasts for MIXRATECYCLES. So in your case you can increase MIXRATE (for example 100000) and decrease cycles. This is a temporary solution, the best one is disabling it at all (you can remove both MIXRATE and MIXRATECYCLES tags or set MIXRATECYCLES to zero).
We implemented MIXRATE in order to improve responsiveness of Core6 and it seems on many systems it works pretty well, but we received 3-4 complains here and all of the are linked to AU, so we'll investigate further.

On logic validation we'll check it further, apparently it is the only plugin which does not validate now

About the crash we don't have a clue, but it is possible that high cpu load while moving parameters could affect overall stability, here my suggestion

Open also a ticket, so we can collect details about various issues and work on them!

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by giancarlo » Thu May 21, 2015 4:43 pm

cj01djs wrote:On OSX 10.9.5 on LOgic X 10.1.0 i canuse only the version of au 32 bits bridged with Sound Radix 32 Lives,the native au 64 don't validated on my system.I had a lot of spikes but after i edited the Mixrate at 12000 and Mixratecycles at 0 it's all good.On Reaper the native au 64 works fine and in Studio One too.

interesting, definitively.
About validation, as I said before, we'll check it

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by giancarlo » Thu May 21, 2015 5:17 pm

good news: validation solved.
Tomorrow we'll upload an upgrade for au with proper validation and fix for mixratecycles (spikes).
On audiounit we'll force mixratecycles to zero, from first tests everything is good even without this parameter.

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by Andyyager10 » Fri May 22, 2015 8:33 pm

I have not had the time to open a ticket, but I am on Windows7 X64, using Reaper. I have changed the mixratecycle to 0, and there is definitely an improvement, but still not perfect. The audio is still breaking up a little whenever I move a control. Anyone out there have the same issues??
I should have some time next week to open a ticket and go that route next week.

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by giancarlo » Sat May 23, 2015 9:07 am

we'll work a bit on the control

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by Francesco.Tedeschi » Tue May 26, 2015 8:51 am

Versatile Bundle 1.3.940 Rel L available for Windows users.
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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by tumburu » Tue May 26, 2015 11:47 am

What's new in this update for windows users?

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by Support » Tue May 26, 2015 12:26 pm

Versatile Band #3 test.
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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by Thierr7 » Tue May 26, 2015 8:28 pm

Congrats ! Last release sounds great and is much lighter on CPU here . :D

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Re: Versatile in pre-sale

Post by fabio.migliorati » Thu May 28, 2015 9:25 am

Versatile Bundle 1.3.940 Rel L available for OSX users.

DETAILS:
- bug fixed
- logic validation solved
- more responsiveness

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