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#648347 - 03/24/21 03:35 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ] Saving to include vsti settings
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Greetings all. For my work on PT, I use three vsti libraries: Garritan and IK Multimedia's Sampletanks 3 and 4.

Sometimes when I save, PT WILL save the vsti settings, meaning that if I choose the piano setting on Garritan's player, PT will automatically load the piano setting next time I open the SAME work. And it seems to do it every time for this piece which is great! However, most of the time for my other pieces, it won't save my instruments and I have to add them again which is a huge hassle.

Is there a way that PT can save my vsti instrument choices every time on every composition?

Thanks.

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#649098 - 03/29/21 04:26 AM [PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ] Re: Saving to include vsti settings [Re: Leeky]
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I use RB and not PT but it should be the same when saving songs. The first time you save a song, use "Save As", not "Save". Doing this, at least in my case, also saves the VSTi settings.

After the initial "Save As" if you make additional changes to the song, you can just use "Save". But the first one needs to be a "Save As".

Hope that helps.

Jeff
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#649303 - 03/30/21 12:36 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ] Re: Saving to include vsti settings [Re: Leeky]
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Leeky Offline
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Hi Jeff,

Thanks, but I already do that. It's a real hit-and-miss affair and I though maybe I was missing something.

Best - Leeky

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#656821 - 05/24/21 01:39 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ] Re: Saving to include vsti settings [Re: Leeky]
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One thing that may help is once you have a synth all set up, use the Save Group feature.
This saves all of the VST/VSTi settings for all the effects on the track .. so if it doesn't remember when saving you can easily use 'Load Group' to recall them as opposed to starting from scratch.
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