File Management for Collaboration in Ableton Live

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File Management for Collaboration in Ableton Live

Post by Bombastic » Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:51 am

hi, im about to do a collaboration with someone in the USA (im in London), and I want to share my ableton files with this person (he also has ableton). I was wondering if anyone here could give me tips on the best way to do this.. especially the issue of different VST´s, ffor example, if I have my Korg VST and he doesnt, what sort of potential problems would there be..

any help by anyone would be greatly appreciated!

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Post by chapelier fou » Sat Apr 26, 2008 9:01 am

Freeze all the vst tracks, collect and save into an empty project, and everything should work.
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Post by misteron » Sat Apr 26, 2008 10:59 pm

In addition too chapelier fou's advice, you might also consider packing the set as a Live Ppack, which according to Abes (aint tried it me) provides high compression ratio and quality

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Post by 8O » Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:16 pm

Collect all and save, and then create live pack - works nicely.

Yeah, watch out for missing VSTs - they'll just be missing for the other person. So for any tracks where the VST is essential, might be a good idea to freeze and flatten before creating live pack.

Edit: what the other two said :D

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