PatchBox OS: Raspberry Pi OS targeted for audio-based performance

Patchbox OS

Supported Models
Raspberry Pi 2B, Raspberry Pi 3B, Raspberry Pi 3A+, Raspberry Pi 3B+, Raspberry Pi 4B

Pre-Installed Software
Audacity
Chromium
Jack Backend
Patchage
Pisound Software
Pure Data
SuperCollider (3.10.0)
touchosc2midi

Features
On-board, I2S and USB sound card support
Jack audio backend
Real-Time kernel for low latency audio performance
Lightweight RPD Desktop Environment with low memory footprint
Automatic MIDI connection manager
WiFi-MIDI support (touchosc2midi)
WiFi Hotspot support
SSH & VNC enabled by default
Dedicated command-line utility for OS configuration

2 Likes

All of the software is configured to use the shared Jack audio backend… multiple audio programs may use the audio card and play together…

…run ‘patchage’ to see & edit the audio signal flow…

https://blokas.io/patchbox-os/

First run options & setup wizard display a remarkable sense of the platform’s simplicity.

In software guides, you’ll find an SC tweet credited to @josh

Rainer, thanks for posting these infos! I and possibly others just got
this as 5 separate emails (I am following the forum in Email mode…).

thanks again