Optimising a Mac for low latency audio

As with any Core Audio device, the computer's performance will directly affect the audio performance. Below are some basic steps which can be carried out to improve a Mac's ability to provide low latency audio.

• Disable automatic software updates (if the computer is online)

• Disable screen savers

• Switch "Computer sleep" to Never

• Switch "Display sleep" to Never

• Uncheck "Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible"