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Playback Issues

  • 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...

  • 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 Prefe...

  • 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 w...

  • 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 Win...