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Slow Loading Times when Choosing Sounds (STEAM/SAGE library on external drive)

If you are expericing slow loading times when choosing sounds, please ensure that your external drive is formated for use with your specific platform: Mac or PC.

For Mac, your drive will need to be formatted as either "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" or "APFS". 

For PC, your drive will need to be formatted as "NTFS". 

Your Spectrasonics Instruments cannot be installed to a drive formatted as exFAT or FAT32 because those formats lack the performance requirements of our instruments. 

Note: On Macs, find out by right-clicking the drive icon and selecting "Get Info" to check the format. On Windows, you can find out what your drive is formatted as by right clicking the drive letter and selecting the Properties. 

For more detailed information, please refer to the External Hard Drive & SSD Format Guidelines.


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