"The folder cannot be created"/ "The file cannot be created"

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: All

1. The error message appears while Live is launchingScreen_Shot_2016-11-30_at_4.07.39_PM.png

If you're getting the error when Live is launching, then the preferences have become corrupted. Reset Live to restore the default settings and paths.

2. The error message appears while using Live

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If this error appears while working with Live, such as trying to record audio (as pictured above), this might be happening because the relevant folders need full read/write access. Here's how to enable full read/write access on folders.