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#556300 - 09/24/19 07:52 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac
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I have already successfully installed my upgrade from 2018 to 2019. Problem is, when I audition styles, there is no sound at all. But when I play my existing projects, there is sound. What should I do or check?

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#556311 - 09/24/19 08:39 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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This is what I noticed now: When the style being auditioned is in /Applications/Band-in-a-Box/RealTracks/Data/Style Demos, I don't hear any sound. When it's from http://demos.pgmusic/audio/allstyledemos2, there is sound and even if I go offline, it still plays.

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#556312 - 09/24/19 08:41 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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I also saw a tip in the yellow status box saying "Tip: Press > button to toggle between MIDI and Realdrums". But I can't find any ">" button at the current window.


Edited by Froi (09/24/19 08:42 PM)

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#556391 - 09/25/19 09:44 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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hope i understood your question/problem

refer to my screen shots

on the other hand there will be other Mac gurus along shortly to provide you with a better explanation

( show volume in menu bar means show volume - that small speaker icon - in the the apple menu bar )

well that what works for me


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Edited by w (09/25/19 09:51 AM)
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#556403 - 09/25/19 10:26 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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Originally Posted By: Froi
This is what I noticed now: When the style being auditioned is in /Applications/Band-in-a-Box/RealTracks/Data/Style Demos, I don't hear any sound. When it's from http://demos.pgmusic/audio/allstyledemos2, there is sound and even if I go offline, it still plays.


That's strange. When this happens (no sound), do you see the little time indicator moving from left to right, or is nothing happening at all.

The ">" button only appears next to the Play/Stop controls when auditioning a MIDI style, since it toggles between an audio demo with MIDI drums and one using RealDrums.
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#556640 - 09/26/19 06:45 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: w]
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Originally Posted By: w
hope i understood your question/problem

refer to my screen shots

on the other hand there will be other Mac gurus along shortly to provide you with a better explanation

( show volume in menu bar means show volume - that small speaker icon - in the the apple menu bar )

well that what works for me


I have all the audio setup correctly and the volume controls at the right level. Even when I play my existing projects, no problem with the audio.

Thanks

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#556641 - 09/26/19 06:48 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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That's strange. When this happens (no sound), do you see the little time indicator moving from left to right, or is nothing happening at all.


The slider does not move.

I also noticed that the folder icon before the speaker icon is disabled. This could be the reason. But I don't know how to enable it.

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#556643 - 09/26/19 07:06 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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This might be kind of a longshot, but if you hilight the "/Applications/Band-in-a-Box/RealTracks/Data/Style Demos Audio" folder in the Finder and do "Get Info..." on it, what are the permissions set to ?

I have had problems in the past with permissions on the audio folders preventing me from playing the audio.
I will include a screenshot of mine below, and you will note that I have given my account read/write access to the folder.

If you are willing to try, it is easy enough to add your account to the folder with read/write access, then click the gear icon and select "apply to enclosed items".

That has fixed similar problems for me in the past.
Hopefully this helps.

- Jay


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#556644 - 09/26/19 07:18 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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Hi JayO,

I checked that in the past and all rights are okay.

I think I solved the problem already. I just reinstalled the MIDI & Audio Plugins again and it seems to work. I'll observed further. But for now, I think it's already okay.

Thanks!

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#556648 - 09/26/19 07:26 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: BIAB UltraPAK 2019 mac [Re: Froi]
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Awesome !
Great news !

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