Hey guys how do you purge unused / deleted session samples? I'm not talking about my collection of samples in the Samples folder by the way. Thanks.
Thats a great question, that seems to be the major question. If i could easily solve this i think bm3 would take about 4 gb less space!
Every few months I do a cleanup where I save new versions of my keeper sessions with an ‘_col’ suffix and use the ‘collect samples’ option when saving them. This way these sessions get their own local ‘samples’ folder within them containing only the samples used by those projects. I then delete all non ‘_col’ sessions.
Nice tip @Audiogus
Thanks for sharing
Am I correct to understand that Beatmaker 3 doesn't have a function that I've overlooked to delete unused samples/recordings from a session. I did a lot of audio takes in a project that I ended up not using. They aren't referenced by any events in the session. I'd love to have the project cleaned up. Auria Pro has a cleanup option.
Is there anything like that in Beatmaker 3 -- or is saving as the only method?
Best way to purge that I've found is...
Obviously.. do be careful whenever deleting anything. If you're worried, try renaming the old folder first - check your new project can still open without any missing samples - then go back and delete it properly.