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How can you use audio-rate triggers to trigger Samples?

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The CloudBank supports audio-rate triggering of waveforms, but they are limited to 4096 samples.

Is there any equivalent for sample files? Is there any way to do audio-rate triggering of sample files (larger than 4096 samples)?

(Also is there any way other than the CloudBank to do audio-rate triggering of waveforms? The CloudBank is quite a complex Sound, I was wondering if there was a simpler way of rapidly and arbitrarily triggering waveforms.)
asked Jun 25 in Sound Design by alan-jackson (Virtuoso) (10,080 points)
What is the end result you are trying to achieve? (Maybe there's an alternative means to the same goal?)
We've been getting interested (in the Kata) in microsounds and wavesets and the like. I want to play about with these ideas. I'd like to be able to trigger short samples with arbitrary amplitude and frequency envelopes and make "clouds" of these. So a CloudBank but that worked for samples (waveforms longer than 4096 samples) would give that level of control.

Although CloudBank is a complex Sound. A number of times I've found myself wanting to trigger waveforms (4096 samples) or longer samples at audio rates.

For instance I've just made a "wave crosser" oscillator that triggers two different waveforms on the zero crossings of a third waveform. I've done that with the CloudBank but it felt a large complex Sound for what I needed. The fundamental thing I was looking for was just to trigger a waveform (or function generator) at audio rate. It seems like a reasonably useful thing to want to do on a powerful DSP engine - to trigger the play back of arbitrary audio buffers at audio rate.

If there were versions of FunctionGenerator / Sample that took a Sound as a Trigger that seems to me it would be really handy.

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