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This introduction to Pd is in the form of a series of Pd patches.
This introduction to Pd is in the form of a series of Pd patches.
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* First, you need to set up your Pd environment.
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* Save the lecture (a series of Pd patches archived here: [http://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/250a/lectures/pd/pd_lecture.tar.gz pd_lecture.tar.gz]) in your personal directory (in our examples the <code>'~/clarence'</code> directory):  OS X might automatically save it to your Desktop.  So, you may have to move it first to <code>'~/clarence'</code>
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** Save the file [http://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/250a/pd/.pdrc .pdrc] into your home directory. (Right-click, choose Save Link As...)
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** Extract files like this:
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              ~> mv ~/Desktop/pd_lecture.tar.gz ~/clarence
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              ~> cd ~/clarence
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    ~/clarence> tar xzf pd_lecture.tar.gz
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* Start Pd by clicking on the Pd icon on the Dock.
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* Save the lecture (a series of Pd patches) in your pid2007 directory: [http://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/250a/lectures/pd/pd_lecture.tar.gz pd_lecture.tar.gz]
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* Read and try the patches.
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** Extract the notes:
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            ~> cd ~/pid2007
 
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    ~/pid2007> tar xzf pd_lecture.tar.gz
 
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* Start Pd:
 
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    ~/pid2007> pd
 
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* Read and try the patches.
 
* Look through the Pd Examples from the 'Help' Menu.
* Look through the Pd Examples from the 'Help' Menu.
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A collection of STK Physical and FM synthesis objects are now available in Pd. Check out the following objects:
A collection of STK Physical and FM synthesis objects are now available in Pd. Check out the following objects:
* BandedWG~  
* BandedWG~  
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* BeeThree~  
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* BeeThree~ (may not work on Mac)
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* BlowBottle~  
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* BlowBottle~
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* BlowHole~  
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* BlowHole~
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* Bowed~  
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* Bowed~
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* Brass~  
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* Brass~
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* Clarinet~  
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* Clarinet~
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* Flute~  
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* Flute~
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* FMVoices~  
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* FMVoices~ (may not work on Mac)
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* HevyMetl~  
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* HevyMetl~ (may not work on Mac)
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* Mandolin~  
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* Mandolin~ (may not work on Mac)
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* ModalBar~  
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* ModalBar~
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* Moog~  
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* Moog~ (may not work on Mac)
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* PercFlut~  
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* PercFlut~
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* Plucked~  
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* Plucked~
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* Resonate~  
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* Resonate~
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* Rhodey~  
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* Rhodey~ (may not work on Mac)
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* Saxofony~  
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* Saxofony~
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* Shaker~  
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* Shakers~
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* Simple~  
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* Simple~ (may not work on Mac)
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* Sitar~  
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* Sitar~
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* StifKarp~  
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* StifKarp~
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* TubeBell~  
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* TubeBell~ (may not work on Mac)
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* VoicForm~  
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* VoicForm~ (may not work on Mac)
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* Whistle~  
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* Whistle~
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* Wurley~
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* Wurley~ (may not work on Mac)
Links:
Links:
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* [http://at.or.at/hans/pd/installers.html http://at.or.at/hans/pd/installers.html] -- Pd-Extended installers; Pd with lots of externs
* [http://at.or.at/hans/pd/installers.html http://at.or.at/hans/pd/installers.html] -- Pd-Extended installers; Pd with lots of externs
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<center>[[PID 2007]]</center>
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<center>[[PID 2008]]</center>
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[[Category:PID_2008]][[Category:PID]]

Current revision as of 14:43, 10 July 2008

This introduction to Pd is in the form of a series of Pd patches.

  • Save the lecture (a series of Pd patches archived here: pd_lecture.tar.gz) in your personal directory (in our examples the '~/clarence' directory): OS X might automatically save it to your Desktop. So, you may have to move it first to '~/clarence'
    • Extract files like this:
             ~> mv ~/Desktop/pd_lecture.tar.gz ~/clarence
             ~> cd ~/clarence
    ~/clarence> tar xzf pd_lecture.tar.gz
  • Start Pd by clicking on the Pd icon on the Dock.
  • Read and try the patches.
  • Look through the Pd Examples from the 'Help' Menu.


A collection of STK Physical and FM synthesis objects are now available in Pd. Check out the following objects:

  • BandedWG~
  • BeeThree~ (may not work on Mac)
  • BlowBottle~
  • BlowHole~
  • Bowed~
  • Brass~
  • Clarinet~
  • Flute~
  • FMVoices~ (may not work on Mac)
  • HevyMetl~ (may not work on Mac)
  • Mandolin~ (may not work on Mac)
  • ModalBar~
  • Moog~ (may not work on Mac)
  • PercFlut~
  • Plucked~
  • Resonate~
  • Rhodey~ (may not work on Mac)
  • Saxofony~
  • Shakers~
  • Simple~ (may not work on Mac)
  • Sitar~
  • StifKarp~
  • TubeBell~ (may not work on Mac)
  • VoicForm~ (may not work on Mac)
  • Whistle~
  • Wurley~ (may not work on Mac)

Links:

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