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Everything became Unix Executable Files
by veracohr » Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:20 pm I was at a studio today and recorded some vocals on DP3.x. I saved everything on a portable HD and took it home and everything shows up in the Finder as Unix Executable Files, including the audio files. I tried assigning DP5 as the application the files should open with, but they are not valid selections in DP's file browser. There must be a way to fix the files, right? Edit: Oh yeah, there is a folder called RESOURCE.FRK there which contains two UEF, one with the same name as the DP file name, and another called ICON_ I don't know if there is any way I can use that to restore the missing file resources. Edit 2: There's also another RESOURCE.FRK folder corresponding to all the audio files. http://www.veracohr.com Top veracohr Top Posts: 33 Joined: Mon Feb 28, 2005 11:01 pmTop Website Top Top by chrispick » Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:57 pm Do the DP file names include non-alphanumerical characters (for example: !, *, &,#, etc.)? If so, remove them from the file names. Additionally, do the audio files have the proper file extension (for example: .sd2 if there's Sound Designer 2 files native to DP). If not, try appending the proper extension, then opening them via DP other another audio playback app like Quicktime.

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It was a drive I used at work to move files between Macs and Windows PCs. 2007 10:10 pm chrispick wrote:Do the DP file names include non-alphanumerical characters (for example: !.#. but forgot.Everythin… That's all I can think of for now.com veracohr Display posts from previous: All posts  Sort by Post time  Ascending  Go Posts: 33 Post a reply Joined: Mon Feb 28. 2007 phpBB Group motunation.)? If so. Additionally.com/forum/viewtopic. 2007 9:17 pm The portable Hard Drive wasn't formatted to FAT32 was it? DP 6.11/6/2010 MOTUNATION • View topic .com veracohr Who is online Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests Posts: 33 Joined: Mon Feb 28. If not. 2005 11:01 pmBack to Top Website Powered by phpBB © 2000.veracohr. Posts: 2420 Top Joined: Mon Apr 17. I know I should have formatted it HFS+.03. then opening them via DP other another audio playback app like Quicktime. Last edited by chrispick on Mon Aug 13. Do you think the files will work if we do that? If the trouble and expense (both for me and the singer) were all for naught. &.veracohr. 2007 10:11 pm Go Mr_Clifford wrote:The portable Hard Drive wasn't formatted to FAT32 was it? Yes. remove them from the file names.com MOTU-MAC veracohr [View New Posts] [View Active Topics] Posts: 33 Joined: Mon Feb 28. try appending the proper extension. unfortunately. etc. 2004 11:01 pm Mr_Clifford Top Top Top Top by Mr_Clifford » Mon Aug 13. 2007 10:14 pm I have sent an email to the studio owner asking if he can burn everything to a DVD and send it to me. 2006 5:56 pm Location: London. The audio files didn't have any file extensions. DP finally recognized it. do the audio files have the proper file extension (for example: . I may go bang my head against a brick wall for a few weeks. and I meant to. 2007 10:11 pm. No non-alphanumeric characters.veracohr. http://www. RME fireface800.7 hours Website MOTU Website Performer Notes by veracohr » Mon Aug 13.sd2 if there's Sound Sesigner 2 files native to DP). 2002. http://www. 2005 11:01 pmBoard index The team • Delete all board cookies • Delete style cookies • All times are UTC . UK Top by veracohr » Mon Aug 13. but I did try adding . That's all I can think of for now. but wouldn't open it. -192 error (resource not found). 2005. edited 1 time in total. *.sd2 to one to see if it would open. 2005 11:01 pm11 posts • Page 1 of 1 Website Return to Digital Performer: Troubleshooting/Criticism Digital Performer: Troubleshooting/Criticism  Jump to: by veracohr » Mon Aug 13.php?… 2/4 . chrispick Posts: 3287 Joined: Thu Nov 18. MBP Leopard. http://www.

it should work. I did a Merge Soundbites on each soundbite. Then I added a file extension to every audio file. UK by veracohr » Tue Aug 14. RME fireface800. Some of what I was reading seemed to be saying that if you're good with Unix commands. 2007 9:26 am veracohr wrote:Some of what I was reading seemed to be saying that if you're good with Unix commands. If those files are playable on the studio's DAW.com veracohr Posts: 33 Joined: Mon Feb 28. Mr_Clifford Posts: 2420 Joined: Mon Apr 17. Username chrispick •••••••• Posts: 3287 Remember Me      Joined: Thu Nov 18. 2007 7:48 pm I got the issue resolved. who pointed me to a discussion about the same kind of problem. though only one is visible. and had to do a little bit of juggling around of files.03.php?… 3/4 . 2004 11:01 pm Login by Mr_Clifford » Mon Aug 13.FRK package to a new drive.com/forum/viewtopic. For the curious: A friend put me in contact with a computer whiz friend of his. then yeah. Same with the DP file. If the problem is indeed the drive format.which of course would probably totally ruin any backwards compatibility with older projects. but I think it might have been first copying the newly re-designated RESOURCE.11/6/2010 by chrispick » Mon Aug 13. One of the solutions suggested was a program called File Buddy. 2007 11:46 pm Another good reason why DP should start supporting Broadcast Wave files. Do you think the files will work if we do that? If the trouble and expense (both for me and the singer) were all for naught. As for why the DP project files stuff up when they go through a Windows file system (they don't work if you email them). I'm not positive what finally made it work. I may go bang my head against a brick wall for a few weeks. MBP Leopard. which is what they are supposed to be. but MOTU really should do something about it . 2005 11:01 pm Website by emulatorloo » Wed Aug 15.Everythin… Login Form veracohr wrote:I have sent an email to the studio owner asking if he can burn everything to a DVD and send it to me. thus creating new sound files (just to make sure no file poltergeists arose again in the future).veracohr. which I downloaded and used to designate the RESOURCE. Since FAT32 file systems don't support that. you can fix that sort of problem in Terminal. http://www. DP 6. then they can be transferred to you one way or another. so that OSX just sees a file with missing resources. the other forks get saved separately. motunation. I wouldn't fret too much. 2006 5:56 pm Location: London. I don't know.FRK folders as packages. and doesn't know what to do with it. Let us know how it all turns out. you can fix that sort of problem in Terminal. then copying all the audio files that used that resource fork. Once I got everything working properly in DP. 2007 10:16 pm MOTUNATION • View topic . Turns out the problem was this: files in OS9 consist of three forks.

One thing to try is download the Soundhack Application here: http://www.Everythin… I wonder if a filetype/creator editor might have worked on these files.com/freeware. but make sure you save it to a Mac formatted volume. Posted response on another board. 2005 11:01 pm Location: Iowa by chucks » Wed Aug 15. select "Open Any" and open one of the files. 2010 12:15 pm Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests motunation.at least I have had luck with my Mac files that have become accidently "windowized" There are a number of freeware ones out there. My guess is yes -.soundhack. Then "Save Copy To" as an SDII file. emulatorloo Posts: 3108 Joined: Mon Jan 03.hope it works out. 0 hidden and 2 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes) Most users ever online was 88 on Mon Sep 27.php Under File.php?… 4/4 .com/forum/viewtopic.11/6/2010 MOTUNATION • View topic . chucks Who is online In total there are 2 users online :: 0 registered. Give it a shot . 2007 10:52 am Did you save them to a FAT32 drive? I believe that's what happens when you lose the SDII resource fork.