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Max for Live devices stop working after "Collect All and Save"

  • Live Versions: 8 - 9
  • Operating System: ALL

Some Max for Live devices will stop working properly after using "Collect All and Save".

When saving these devices into the Project folder, references to their dedicated Max libraries (for example, Java) will be lost.

There are two workarounds to avoid this problem:

  • Deselecting "Files from the Library" and "Factory Files from the Library" in the "Collect All and Save" dialog will exclude the Max devices from being copied into the Project folder, so the references stay intact.
  • Choosing "Freeze Device" in the Max Editor window will also prevent the devices from being copied into the Project folder.  

 

 

    Related tags: file handling Max for Live