32bit or 64bit?

Gonna take a bit before I can pick up an Organelle, but I figure, in the mean time, I might as well start familiarizing myself with Pure Data. I have a Mac, and when I look at the options on the download page, it has one for 32bit as well as one for 64bit. Just curious which one I’m supposed to use with the Organelle… Or, if it’s possible to run either, what would the pros and cons be for each?

It’s actually your operating system not Pure Data / Organelle you need to think about (but isn’t a biggie as if it doesn’t work install the other version).

Go to the Apple Menu and select “About this Mac”. If you have a Core Duo processor, you have a 32-bit CPU. Otherwise (Core 2 Duo, Xeon, i3, i5, i7, anything else), you have a 64-bit CPU. Mac OS X is fairly bitness-agnostic, so either should work.

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