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New features ► Improved audio dropout diagnosis

Note: The dropout reason codes are primarily intended for use by Cakewalk Support as a diagnostic tool. Please contact Cakewalk Support if you are experiencing persistent audio engine dropouts that you are unable to remedy on your own.
Increase the Buffer Size value in Edit > Preferences > Audio - Driver Settings.
Driver did not request audio buffers for over DropoutMsec milliseconds. Possible driver overload.
Increase the DropoutMsec variable value in AUD.ini (see AUD.INI), which lets you configure the tolerance time in milliseconds before dropping if the audio pump mechanism becomes starved (default is 250 ms).
Increase the Buffers in Playback Queue value in Edit > Preferences > Audio - Driver Settings.
Increase the Playback I/O Buffer Size value in Edit > Preferences > Audio - Sync and Caching.
Increase the Prepare using n Millisecond Buffers value in Edit > Preferences > MIDI - Playback and Recording.
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