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MIDI: Is ALSA sequencer mode faster than JACK midibridge?

From what I've found on the web, ALSA MIDI is more direct than JACK MIDI, and the latter can add to latency. Is this factual?

rncbc's picture

only for the physical (hardware) MIDI device interfaces it might be a point as the JACK-MIDI bridge have to interface with them in the first place, obviously; beyond that, JACK-MIDI is sample-accurate and jitter-free ie. immune to scheduling latency, for which ALSA MIDI/sequencer clients might be allegedly vulnerable (specially on high system loads and some lousy system timer resolution settings; not-a-problem if using HR timers which is the default on most modern kernel builds anyway).

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