How to Manage Files in Live


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Managing files in Live

An important part of using any audio or video application is File Management. In this video, we'll discuss how to manage projects and sets to ensure that they continue to work at later date, or even on a different computer. Without encountering any missing audio, or MIDI clip. So, if you record audio into a set that hasn't been saved, Live will store those audio files in a temp folder. Let's take a look at Preferences. I'm go up to the Live menu, choose Preferences and click the File Folder tab, and we'll notice that there's a temporary folder here that you can set.

By default, it's in your user folder, and in the Ableton Live, Live Recordings area. So let me escape out of there. Now, once you actually save the set, that audio that's located in that temp folder will be moved into the project folder. So as you continue to work, you'll go up to the File menu, and you'll use options like Save Live Set As. You might even use Save a Copy, ...

Managing files in Live
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Managing files in Live provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
Software:
Ableton Live
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