Spitfire LABS patch names don't appear in tracks

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Spitfire LABS patch names don't appear in tracks

Post by PianoJim » Sun Jan 09, 2022 2:56 pm

I feel like this is so obvious that I'll facepalm at the answer, but....I can load Spitfire Labs patches OK. They play properly but when I load, say the 'Soft Piano' or 'Frozen Strings' the only name that appears in my track is "LABS (VST3)". I've tried every combination of folders I can think of, have pointed and repointed the plugin manager to these folders, and still the only name that shows in the list of VSTs or on the track is "LABS(VST3.)" Maybe this is correct, but when I load any other VSTs the name appears in the track when I make the selection. Am I missing something or is this the way Spitfire LABS is supposed to work?

Obviously I can rename each track and save a template, but that doesn't seem correct.

Thanks for any suggestions and ideas! (By the way, I'm using 9Pro.)

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Re: Spitfire LABS patch names don't appear in tracks

Post by Rolling Estonian » Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:15 pm

I just downloaded a bunch of those yesterday, they sound good! I just open Labs vst3 in a virtual instrument track and there's a blue dropdown menu where all of the instruments are, mine's defaulted to percussion. Did you make sure you downloaded all of the packs?


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Re: Spitfire LABS patch names don't appear in tracks

Post by Northfield.Lenox » Wed Jan 12, 2022 7:35 pm

Hi - I use LABS quite a bit and you have it correct at least from my experience.
If I open an instance of LABS the track is called LABS (64Bit) and stays that way no matter which library I choose to use. Basically they are presets in a way.

So - yes, rename the track if that helps a new instance for each instrument you want to use. Sorry for the nasty highlighting.
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