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why do i get clicks in studio one?

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asked Oct 6, 2022 in Studio One 5 by kaspermllerkristensen (180 points)
Hello.

I have Studio one artist 4.

Whenever i create a song that have several tracks the daw begin to create pops and clicks (or maybe cracking/crackling) is the right word) when i play the song and when i record new tracks. It seems that midi tracks especially provokes this. When saying "several" tracks it should be added, that i am talking maximum 20 tracks as i have not yet made songs with more tracks than that.

I can add that the CPU performance meter spikes when this happens.

I am working on a lenevo ideapad Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8300H CPU @ 2.30GHz   2.30 GHz
16,0 GB RAM
Windows 11 64 Bit

I know the pc is not some insane gaming computer, but it seems odd to me, if crackling sounds only can be avoided by investing in an even better computer, as i remember the recommended computers for studio one matches the capacity of my pc.

Is there anyone here who knows how to fix the crackling issue?

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answered Oct 7, 2022 by colinotoole (16,490 points)
Hi. You need to go to preferences>audio setup and increase dropout protection and your block size.  There's lot's of information available about this on the internet if you need further details. Hope this helps.
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answered Oct 9, 2022 by thierryfado (280 points)
edited Oct 10, 2022 by thierryfado
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