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by JonInc
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Mixdown takes 30+ minutes to start
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: Mixdown takes 30+ minutes to start

So this behavior is associated with certain projects? You don't get this just opening Mixcraft on its own (with nothing loaded)? How are you opening these project files? Double-clicking on the file, or opening MC and choosing the project? If it's one, try the other. Do any of these projects share th...
by JonInc
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Sound Card Recomendations
Replies: 31
Views: 756

Re: Sound Card Recomendations

mick wrote:I would be tempted to give Asio4ALL a shot to run your onboard soundcard.


This is good advice.

BTW, I responded to your other thread as I didn't see this one. Install ASIO4all, and set Mixcraft to use that driver and see what happens.
by JonInc
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Greg, Dan, or Eric
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: Greg, Dan, or Eric

I'm not Greg, Dan or Eric, but will try to help... What is your O.S., Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10? What is your audio interface/ sound card? Version of Mixcraft? Latest build? If on Windows 10, the most common cause for "overnight" problems nowadays are forced O.S. updates. (Wind...
by JonInc
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Steinberg Steinberg announces "VST 2 coming to an end"
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Steinberg Steinberg announces "VST 2 coming to an end"

I'd be very surprised if MC devs haven't been fully aware of this for awhile. Also, reading the whole statement, this segment stands out: VST 2 compatibility with Steinberg VST hosts will remain, however, we recommend to root for the latest version of VST... Bottom line, even Steinberg's own hosts C...
by JonInc
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: mixcraft8.exe - Bad Image
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: mixcraft8.exe - Bad Image

Corrupt download? Maybe try again, using a download manager.

If from CD/DVD media, you should be able to download the latest version from Acoustica once you create an account and register Mixcraft.
by JonInc
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Trouble arming USB recordings
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Trouble arming USB recordings

Things to try (Start with the first one, and if that doesn't fix it, move to the next): - Do the devices show up under Device manager? If not, the drivers have gotten corrupted and need to be reinstalled (Disconnect them before installing software). Reboot the system. - Move the two USB device cable...
by JonInc
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: unable to open playback device dialogue +++
Replies: 7
Views: 335

Re: unable to open playback device dialogue +++

If you are a professional (or even a serious hobbyist) you really should have a system backup in place... Something like Acronis True Image, which allows you to backup your system partition as a compressed file (image) to a different drive for safekeeping, and, most importantly, can be restored in m...
by JonInc
Wed May 16, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Mixcraft just threw out the timing of my slices.
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Mixcraft just threw out the timing of my slices.

Are you on Windows 10? Auto-updates may have run and messed something up.

Check your MC settings, make sure they haven't reverted to default.
by JonInc
Sat May 12, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Where I can Download all loop package in ZIP ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2108

Re: Where I can Download all loop package in ZIP ?

dpaterson wrote:Move over to the right and click on any single sample or loop (whatever) so that it's highlighted
Press Ctrl+S (select all).


Just a small correction...

Ctrl+S is Save As

Ctrl+A is Select All
by JonInc
Thu May 10, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Just me? Or working with video is full of bugs?
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Just me? Or working with video is full of bugs?

joanmale wrote:Ok done it, installed the 32bit version... More clips i cut and copy/paste, more crashes, when more advanced the project is, worst.


Editing audio/video is a memory-intensive task. 64-bit all around is better, assuming you have a decent amount of ram.

How much ram is installed in your system?
by JonInc
Wed May 09, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Just me? Or working with video is full of bugs?
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Just me? Or working with video is full of bugs?

Could be a permissions issue. If everything is up to date (Mixcraft and Win 7), you could try starting Mixcraft as administrator (Right-click, Run as administrator).
by JonInc
Wed May 09, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: unable TO OPEN PLAYBACK DEVICE X 100
Replies: 8
Views: 488

Re: unable TO OPEN PLAYBACK DEVICE X 100

Mixcraft is used by thousands of people on a broad spectrum of audio interfaces. It's highly unlikely that MC is the problem if you are getting the same error message with six different interfaces.

Can you provide your system specs (including your audio interface)?
by JonInc
Mon May 07, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: No ASIO
Replies: 11
Views: 643

Re: No ASIO

Try reinstalling your driver software.
by JonInc
Fri May 04, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: white noise, cpu spikes, glitches in MC8 (Solved)
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: white noise, cpu spikes, glitches in MC8

The plug ins being used are nothing unusual and from vendors with a proven track record. Sound Toys, Plug in alliance, Tokyo Dawn Labs, etc. All of them work fine in Sonar and Studio One. But I will look into this angle further. ... The VST spec (rules of coding) has many areas that are open to int...
by JonInc
Fri May 04, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: white noise, cpu spikes, glitches in MC8 (Solved)
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: white noise, cpu spikes, glitches in MC8

If you have been able to run MC for hours without incident, then there is likely nothing wrong with the installation, so re-installing won't make a difference. (Still, for future reference, if you ever see get a message that the process is still running, start Task Manager *Hit control-alt-delete ke...

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