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Can I safely use Git (Version control) to save and manage Akai MPC pattern and song files? Does anyone have experience with this?

Can I safely use Git (Version control) to save and manage Akai MPC pattern and song files? Does anyone have experience with this? (the sequencer plays many midi modules) This is an example of a 'song'...
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Lost audio files - Making the most of onboard camera audio

So I've screwed up pretty badly... We were shooting a talking head bit for a documentary and I must have dropped the SD card during the journey home. I'm usually pretty good at backing up but I only ...
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Keeping track of backups

So I see there's a slew of questions about the logistics of backing up, but as Hudzee cases start stacking up, I'm interested in how you keep track of what's on each drive. I have been manually ...
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Backups/Redundancy with projects

I am curious to what everyones backup methods /archiving methods are for projects. I have had a scare or two recently involving data. I had things backed up, but my organization and method of back ...
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cheap backup mic's, rode nt5 or oktavas mk012?

hello all, thinking about buying some backup mics, for more dangerous situations, and other experiments...i have two options either matched pair of rodes nt5, or oktavas mk012...i'm a little bit on ...
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Gobbler as a cloud backup service

Hi all, I've just recently come across an offsite / cloud backup solution called Gobbler. Basically, anyone can create a free account that comes with 25gb of storage space. The bundled application ...
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Backing up on the go

Wondering if any of you wandering souls have an idea for backing up your recordings while away from your computers for an extended period of time. Here's my deal... I'm heading to Spain for a couple ...
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Online Back up for SFX

Hi I am looking for an online backup solution for my SFX Library and computer. I am considering IDrive as you can select the folders you want to backup and the retrieval process is easy. But are ...
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Backing up stems

A few related questions have been asked before, but I can't find any threads discussing Stems and backup practices in a more focused manner. I'm just curious as to what all of your practices are after ...
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Compact Flash Cards for Deva 5.8

This is probably a bit specific for most people on here, but I'm looking into using compact flash cards as a mirroring solution for our Deva 5.8 at work. Does anyone know if there is a capacity ...
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Do you keep copies of your work?

If so, what type? Do you save the final mix and a video file in a Pro Tools session? Do you buy the DVD release or record it somehow? Is it smart to keep a copy of everything you have ever worked on?...
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Best way to format a drive for sound?

I have a Mac, but to ensure Windows/Mac compatibility, I have always used FAT32 to format and never had an issue - until now! FAT32 is limited to 4GB files, and while doing some file arranging last ...
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Archiving Solutions?

Just wondering what people are using for archiving/backup? I have worked at studios in the past that use Retrospect (Exabyte tapes still haunt me) but I was just wondering what others are using as I ...
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More reliable hard drives?

What have people found to be the most reliable brands of hard drives and hard drive enclosures, specifically for A/V work? (Note: Specifically looking at reliability of inexpensive 7200rpm drives, ...
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How to archive 1960's Nagra tapes to digital recordings?

My father was a sound engineer in the 1960's and 70's. My mum wants a clear out and my dad would like to listen again to his old recordings. I'd like to help him and make a digital archive of the ...