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You may have accidentally switched to a different language setting in Mixcraft. To fix this problem, open Preferences by pressing Ctrl+Alt+P and then click on the second list item. Choose "English" (or another language you'd like to see) from the first dr...
If you can't download sounds from the library, here are some things to try: Make sure that you are connected to the Internet. Try launching your Internet browser and going to a news article or website that you haven't been to. (This verifies that you...
If you are having trouble downloading loops or setting up the Mixcraft Remote Control, you may need to change your network firewall settings in order to allow Mixcraft 6 to communicate on your network. A firewall is a way to control what software is al...
1. Select Preferences from Mixcraft's File menu and look at the Sound Device preferences. 2. Choose the Playback Device setting that gives you sound.
If you see an error that says "Exception 0x00AECCA1 -- Bad Elk/Corrupted Foo," try downloading and installing a fresh copy of the software from Mixcraft's download page [1]. If you are a registered user of the current version of the software, there'...
Since Mixcraft 6 is a 32-bit application, it needs to communicate with the 32-bit version of Reason. If you have 64-bit Windows, Reason will automatically install itself as a 64-bit application and it will use 64-bit ReWire. Here are instructions fo...
There are a couple of versions of Windows 7 that don't include Windows Media support. To fix this problem, you can download the Media Feature Pack from Microsoft: Media Feature Pack for Windows 7 N and Windows 7 KN (KB968211) [1] Links: ------ [1...
With windows XP, recording source choices such as "Stereo Mix" and "Mono Mix" are apparent and readily available. With Windows Vista, these choices are "hidden" by default. To enable them you need to unhide them and then enable each device you wish to use...
Mixcraft's installer doesn't erase existing projects automatically. If you have Windows Vista or above, and you saved your project files in the Mixcraft folder, or anywhere inside your "C:\Program Files\" folder, the project files are likely still the...
In Mixcraft, click on the File menu and select Preferences. In the General preferences, click "Delete Temporary Files," then click OK to close the Preferences dialog and load the project file. If that doesn't fix the problem, please submit an Acoust...
If you get a decompression error while installing Mixcraft, it may be because your anti-virus program is interfering with the installation process. You can go into the settings for your anti-virus software and make sure it doesn't block the Mixcraft i...
If you get a sharing violation error like the following while installing Mixcraft, quit all other programs and also close any folders that you might have open. "Encountered a sharing violation while accessing C:\Program Files\Acoustica Mixcraft 6\mi...
Windows will often set the recording volume for new USB microphones very low. You just need to go into your Windows control panel audio settings to turn up the recording volume. For Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, right-click on the small volum...
Some plugins cause latency because they take more time to process the audio that's coming through them. Mixcraft has delay compensation for effects, so you won't notice any lag most of the time. That said, certain types of tracks in Mixcraft currently...
If you're having problems in ASIO mode with Windows 10, here are some things to try: 1. The first thing to do would be to check for audio driver updates on your sound card or audio interface manufacturer's web page. Many audio hardware manufacturers are...
The solution to this is to avoid powering down the Fast Track Pro while Mixcraft is running. The problem appears to be in the Fast Track Pro"s audio drivers.
Mixcraft Remote Control requires a realtime connection to your network. If the wi-fi connecton is weak, you might notice that the controls in the app don't work smoothly. The solution is to try to improve your network connection. If you're in a different ...
If you have an antivirus software which uses a "sandbox" or "Safe Zone", and you are having trouble getting Mixcraft to install, you may need to disable the antivirus program before installing, or add Mixcraft to the list of safe programs within the a...
You may hear crackling and pops when you use certain third-party effects and then mix down. To get around this problem, try mixing down to 24-bit wave files rather than 16-bit wave files.
If you are using a secondary user account in Windows 8, no shortcut icon will be created. To avoid this problem, install the software with an administrator account. You can also give a secondary user account administrator status. To do this, bring ...
In Mixcraft, click on the File menu and select Preferences. In the Sound Device preferences, try switching the sample rate to 44100 and the bit depth to 16-bit. If you're already using 44100, you can try switching to 48000.
If you get an error message that says "Archive integrity check failed," try downloading the installer from this link: Download full Mixcraft 6 Installer [1]. Links: ------ [1] http://www.acoustica.com/downloading.asp?p=77
If you're trying to install Mixcraft and you get an error that a procedure entry point could not be located in the dynamic link library, try quitting the installer, then deleting the DLL file that is mentioned at the end of the error from Mixcraft's fo...
SYMPTOMS AND CLUES Does your computer have 40 billion giga-thingys and a jiggawatt of cpu fluid but still seems to have annoying issue and symptoms as explained below? Well, ya might need a power plan overhaul! Cracks, pops, stuttering, skipping and e...