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Old 4th April 2019
Here for the gear

Originally Posted by TS-12 View Post
Thought like everyone says that Mac is better for audio especially in regards with pops and clicks exactly what I’m experiencing, what an irony.

Was PC DAW user for more than 20 years,
recently decided to try Mac,
before getting tan expensive Mac, got 2012 MacBook Pro.

High Sieera. Mackie Onyx Producer 2ch interface.

pops and clicks apparently happen not just at outputs but also get recorded on input tracks.
I also found on recorded tracks where the pop occurs there’s a break in a waveform (see attached image)

I tried:
aggregate device: built in audio for out and onyx for input,
Just built in audio,
Just mackie onyx,

Is there a way to optimize Mac for audio ?
Or how to fix this annoying pops and clicks ?
Thius is sometimes due to unstable current that makes unstable the internal clock of the device, can happen with the mac's playback engine, also can happen with external devices if they are not the best quality, I had this issues with a PreSonus interface. was connected only by usb 3.0 which made the electric support for the device unstable, and generated clicks and pops. also some newer models of MacBook Pro 13 and 15 inch do experience physical clicks and pops due to a misinteraction with the screen, this makes metal expand and contract, causing clicks and pops, audible and reelable through the machine's body.

i apologize for my spelling, I am not native English speaker :D

hope this works or helps ! (apple sucks :D )