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
Jack Backend
Pisound Software
Pure Data
SuperCollider (3.10.0)

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


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…

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