looking for a tool to organise my sample library

Discussion in 'Production' started by t0rben, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. t0rben

    t0rben Member

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    Hi :)

    my sample library got a bit messy over the time and I want to clean it up :)

    What's the most effective way of listening trough loops and then copying it to a new folder with proper structure? Listening to samples in the in the browser in Logic is very easy, but when it comes to copying them, you have to go "show in finder" and alt-drag it to another folder from there. this really kills the flow.

    Is there any software that can perform this task more efficient? :)

    hope someone can help :D
     
  2. Dubsta

    Dubsta Well-Known Member

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    if there is software for this id be surprised......

    me personnally, ever now and then i have a clearout....what i do is create four folders....drums, bass, vocals, fx/melody ect and put all the samples in order...within the folders have sub-folders like drums would be snare, kicks, hats, claps, bongos and so on.......then you may have a patch folder if using reason...that how i do mine generally
     
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    groelle Well-Known Member

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    watch the shimon masterclass video. he talks about organising samples more than about producing. lol.
     
  4. t0rben

    t0rben Member

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    I don't think you got my question right. The kind of structure you're describing is exactly what I'm after. But how do I copy samples into those folders efficiently?
     
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    fractal Well-Known Member

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    copy pasta man the only way

    that or dragging...there's no magic way as far as im aware mate
     
  6. t0rben

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    OMG, I am the DUMBEST Mac user ever. I've just realised that when u press the spacebar in Finder you're playing back every wav file or whatever. This was only what I needed. :D

    arrgh, so embarrassed now, lol