My After Effects Audio Hardware preference is set to "Built-in Line Output" with a 512 buffer. The Audio Output Mapping preference is also set to Line Output. But if I step away from the project for more than a few minutes, the Hardware preference will change on its own to "Built-in Output." Audio plays through the internal speaker. I have to change it back three or four times a day. Any thoughts on why this might be happening?
After Effects CC2015
Mac OS 10.9.5 running on a 3.5Ghz 6 core 2015 Mac Pro.
Does it do this in CC 2014?
What, exact, version of CC 2015 are you running? Is AE version 13.7 or 13.6.1?
The problem began in CS5. I jumped directly from CS5 to CC2015. I just updated to 13.7 this morning. But the same issue occurred in all the previous CC 2015 updates. FWIW, I just woke the system up from being asleep and the preference changed to Soundflower Ch. 2. So the problem is still present in 13.7.
FWIW, I just woke the system up from being asleep and the preference changed to ...
Does the problem always/only occur when you're waking it from sleep?
If you get a chance, can you try it in CC 2014?