csound for live - no sound

I purchased the granular package of csound for live and installed all the necessary things (although I may have installed in incorrect places possibly) I see the devices in my library and they load into live but I don't get any sound out of them.  I emailed csoundforlive support weeks ago and never heard from them so I was thinking someone here might be able to help me.

Live and Max are latest versions.  I'm on windows xp.

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Johnisfaster 1 year ago | 0 comments

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  • amei
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    I had exactly the same Problem and this solved the problem:

    I copied als the .csd-Files (blue.csd, copper.csd, ....) into the

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cycling '74\Max 6.1\Cycling '74\msp-help"-Folder.

    That's it.

    9 months ago | 0 comments
  • Henriettelj
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    I have had the same problem. The only difference is that mine has been working before and suddenly did not. I use MAC OS 10.7.5. and Live 9.

    Thank's for all the helpfull links Collin. The video called "Installing CsoundForLive (OSX)" on http://www.csoundforlive.com/media.html is not working, but I found a working version here:

    The video says that you should make a folder inside the folder "Max Instruments". I tried doing this on Live 9, but Live would not make me do it. Maybe this is something new they have implemented in version 9. So, instead, I made it work by doing this:

    1: Open a random Max for Live instrument/effect

    2: Press the Edit Button to the upper right of the instrument/effect. This will open Max.

    3: When Max has opened, go to Options - File Preferences. this will open a window where you can tell Max to look for files at other places on your computer than the default ones.

    4: Make sure Max has a path to where your Free Collection/other Csound for Live packs lies. Make also sure that Max has a path to where your external Csound~ object lies. If Max does not have paths to these locations, create two new paths, one to your Csound for Live instruments and the other to your Csound~ patch (on mac, this folder is called "Csound~_v1.1.0_float".( A short reminder: make sure you have installed the right version of Csound~ that matches your Csound5 version. I use 32bit and therefor use the float version of Csound~. If you have the 64bit version of Csound5, you should download the double version of Csound~)

    5: Close Max (I close Live as well, just in case). When you reopen, Csound for Live patches should work.

    Of course, there are other more elegant ways of doing this. You can move the files to Max's default locations for example. But this version is fast and simple and works for me, at least.

     

    6 months ago | 0 comments
  • Corax
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    I have the same problem.

    I did some test. I placed the instrument of C4L on the track. Then I created a clip which I started. Of course no sound...

    But when I opened the instrument for edition the sound had come.

    Why in that way?... I am too fresh with Max for Live to discover what can be reason.

    I also tried to contact a few times with C4L people. No reply. Pity that is not functioning support for C4L because this package is amazing!

    11 months ago | 0 comments
  • collinrussell0912
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    Hello,
     
    I might be able to help you solve your problems. 
     
    Since the new Csound 6 is still a little buggy (and is known to currently break Csound for Live), you should make sure that you have downloaded both Csound 5.19 and the Max/MSP Object, csound~ 
     
    Csound 5.19 can be found at 
     
    …and csound~ can be found at
     
    The correct download instructions for csound~ can be found in the "docs" folder contained inside of the csound~ zipfile. 
     
    The Csound for Live team now has installation videos that give you step-by-step instructions on how to properly install Csound for Live
     
    Another good resource is the Csound For Live's FAQ page.
     
    Audivation and Boulanger Labs have a brand new team that will now be VERY quick about answering all user questions and concerns.
     
    Csound For Live Official Website
     
    Hope this helps!
    ~Collin Russell
    9 months ago | 0 comments
  • jcrystal
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    Any updates? Still no support, and the video link above is broken....

    1 month ago | 2 comments

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