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Old 11-08-2007, 10:47 PM
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Default Re: Pro Tools 7.4 works on Leopard (warning, upgrade gotcha)

Ahhhh, thanks for clearing that up, that's exactly where they were being stored. (Is there a location where session files should be stored?
Anyplace but there.
I can't find a specific statement regarding this in the manuals)
And where is the specific statement that says that's where you should store them? I'm just curious what made you think that was the place to put them.

The Digidesign Databases are temporary folders created by the program on every hard drive connected to the system, and usually are deleted when upgrading software. It is also recommended to delete them manually from time to time, as they may become corrupted. It is never recommended to store sessions there. Ever.

More information about the Digidesign Databases can be found starting on Page 7 of the DigiBase Guide (also available from the help menu in the program). THough it never explicitly says "don't put your audio sessions here", most of the information implies that these folders are for the program's use only.

It is recommended that session files be stored on a separate physical disk. That recommendation is made in the Getting Started Guide for all products, the Pro Tools Reference Guide, on every compatibility page, and every general troubleshooting recommendation.
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