Can i email a live set im working on to another ableton user to make changes to it and send it back to me?

im having trouble getting the mix right on some of my tracks and feel that someone who has better knowledge of things such as compressing could fix them up, so i was wondering if theres a way to email a live set to someone, so they can alter it and send it back to me.

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brandonvieweg 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Mark One
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    Sure just go to File, then choose Collect All and Save this will put all the files and samples used in your set into the project folder. Then you can use explorer/finder to locate your Ableton set, zip/stuff it (to make it smaller) and email it, if it's a large file you'll need to use Megaupload or Yousendit or equivalent.

    IMPORTANT: The other person needs to be using the exact same version of Ableton as you otherwise it won't work, and if you use 3rd party plug-in's they will need to have those too unless all your tracks are Frozen and Flattened first. You can open sets from older versions of Ableton in newer ones but not vice-versa.

    If you like I'd be happy to mix your track, my email is markadamburnett@gmail.com, I have the latest version of Live 8.2.5

    M-A-R-K

    Ableton user for 7 years... and counting : )

    2 years ago | 1 comment
  • [hhe] Ableton staff
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    Maybe you'll want to use Dropbox for this. Greatly reduces the overhead in sharing files. 

    2 years ago | 1 comment
  • Montgomery
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  • Johnny Beat
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    I also suggest using Drop Box. You can work on a track together (not at the same time though). It's 2-3 GB limit can get in your way if you track a lot though. 

    2 years ago | 1 comment
  • Carlosnik
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    I also recommend the using of Ableton as a Compressor App, when you Administrate your files / Admin your Project, you can create a Live Pack, and this file is ready to be shared with anyone with the same Ableton Live Version or Newer.

    2 years ago | 2 comments
  • Montgomery
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    +1 Dropbox

    Would freezing tracks that have plugins only one person owns solve that issue?

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • BlastFlame
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    Only if the other person has the same plugins. But I know ther's a function in live for working on one project with diffrent people on diffrent places, if you save it all changes are loaded up so another person can work on the project. But I don't rember where you find this function just search for it ;)

    2 years ago | 0 comments

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