Cannot save file - could not be opened error

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shigglyboo
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Cannot save file - could not be opened error

Post by shigglyboo » Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:38 pm

So my old LivePA set won't let me save. It's old. I used to be on version 8. I just bought a new license for version 10 because I've been told version 8 is obsolete and Ableton wanted more money from me.

Now my launchpad is doing all sorts of weird shit like triggering a solo button it's not routed to, ignoring clips and all sorts of other tomfoolery.

but the real kick in the face is that I can't save a file. it says "the file {my set} could not be opened". I have tried regular saving. save as. save a copy. collect all and save. no luck. I've unlocked permissions as much as I think is possible. what's going on? please help. just trying to make music but these days between compatibility issues, upgrades, glitches and nothing working it just seems impossible. I spend virtually all my creative time solving technical problems now.

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Re: Cannot save file - could not be opened error

Post by [jur] » Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:32 pm

That sucks indeed, but unfortunately not a surprise when jumping 2 version ahead.
You should check your 3rd party plugins. Maybe an old 32bit plugins issue (Live 10 is 64bit only).
Also try opening a new blank set; drag every tracks one-by-one from your offending set from Live's Browser. If you can drag everything without an issue that's already a good sign. Now try to save this set and let us know what happens.
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Re: Cannot save file - could not be opened error

Post by shigglyboo » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:14 pm

thanks for the reply. copying and pasting into a new session may be the bet here. there are some legacy plugins that didn't load. haven't tried removing them. got a few things to try I suppose. getting old and trying to stay on your game as a producer is humbling. a buddy was laughing at me a couple days ago over my shock at the horrible new logo. apparently it changed six years ago.

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