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Logic 9 Auto Save?!?!?!?! File recovery?

Discussion in 'Logic 9' started by BrettEffinThomas, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. BrettEffinThomas

    BrettEffinThomas New Member

    Ok so I recorded a song in Logic Pro 9 and saved it under the filename "Blue" (for instance). I saved it to a folder on my desktop along with another song called "Red". After making some adjustments to "Blue" i accidentally saved it under the file name "Red". Is there a way to recover "Blue"?
     
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  3. Markdvc

    Markdvc Administrator Staff Member

    How is Auto Backup set up in your logic preferences? You can tell logic to seperately save up to 100 versions of a logic project, but you have to set this up before you start work.

    kind regards

    Mark
     
  4. Pete Thomas

    Pete Thomas Administrator Staff Member

    But there is a default number of auto backups isn't there?

    I think in the post "blue" and "red" are the wrong way round, ie saving blue as red will have deleted the actual project red and replaced with blue (but named as red)


    The latest backup of red therefore would be in the folder red/Project File Backups. It won't be the last version (which blue has replaced) but the previous saved version with the correct name "red". So depending on how often you save, you will retrieve quite a lot of data.
     
  5. Colin Shapiro

    Colin Shapiro Senior member

    In addition to the above suggestions, you could always use Time Machine (hopefully you have it running) to get back your overwritten song.
     
  6. BrettEffinThomas

    BrettEffinThomas New Member


    ok and how do i get to red/project file backups?
     

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