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Audio Scrubbing

To scrub in SpectraFoo Complete:

<control>-click in the capture overview and drag to scrub.

If you turn off “Data Slicing” and route the internal buses into the analyzer devices you can meter and analyze our scrubbing (as well as hear it). It you leave Data Slicing on, the analyzer will look at the underlying audio without the pitch-shifting.

Let me know what you think. I’ve compared it to both Sonic and Pro Tools. We’re definitely better. We’re more inline with Augan (which is pretty impressive with the hardware control surface).

With proper buffering, the UI is still very responsive. So, to get the best response, you definitely still need some RAM, but certainly no more than you need with any of the other audio apps.

Save / Backup Foo Window Sets

To move Foo saves and window sets between users:

Copy the folder:

<admin_user1_home_directory>/Library/Preferences/SpectraFoo Preferences


<foo_user2_home_directory>/Library/Preferences/SpectraFoo Preferences

All window sets are stored in a signal file, so it is currently unable to move/backup only select window sets between users.

Foo Routing

Spectrafoo has a two-layer input routing system. From the Device -> Analyzer then from the Analyzer -> Instruments.

Device -> Analyzer is controlled by the popups in the Analyzer Control and Routing.

Analyzer -> Instruments is controlled via the prefs for each instrument.

Lock scale to Groups

To tie window’s together (matched windows on x-axis), you can use ‘link groups’. Scaling one window will be mirrored in all windows of a group.

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