Logic Pro X Can't find Legacy sounds in EXS24

Hansverm

Logician
I have installed all additional content and had Logic 9 installed before installing X, but the legacy sounds do not appear in the preset list of my EXS24. How can I install these again?
thanks
Hans
 

Hansverm

Logician
I was looking at a tutorial on MacProVideo and he showed a folder in the preset menu of EXS24 itself. He had an extra folder called 'Legacy Instruments', between 'Textures' and 'Garageband'. I have installed all extra content, including the Legacy libraries. One sound he used from that library was a Synth String> Mini Brightstrings.
I had problems with missing legacy presets from Ultrabeat too, but these suddenly appeared after a while.
I already tried refresh menu in the EXS24.
 

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Colin Shapiro

Logician
On my system, the Legacy Instruments folder is not between Textures and Garageband like yours. In fact, both Textures and Legacy Instruments are inside the Factory Folder.

Look here in the Finder:
Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Logic/Sampler Instruments

I have these folders:
01 Acoustic Pianos
02 Bass
03 Drums & Percussion
04 Keyboards
05 Synthesizers
06 Pop Strings
07 Pop Horns
08 Guitars
09 Orchestral
10 World
11 Textures
12 Legacy Instruments

I haven't changed anything. This is what has been installed on my system by Logic.
 

Hansverm

Logician
Hi Colin, thanks for your reply. I haven't got that folder on that location. How does this folder appear when you select a preset inside EXS24 itself? (just like the pic in my previous post).
 

Hansverm

Logician
Anyone knows how to download these Legacy Instruments on their own?

Are they part of the 'Logic Studio 2 Compatibility Sounds and Instruments' in the 'Legacy and Compatibility' tab of the Additional Content'? I reinstalled this one, but to no avail.
I have installed all other additional content too.
 

madelefant

Logician
This is completely goofed up on Logic Pro X. I have found ways to import older legacy content that isn't there in the downloads but it frequently is missing the samples. Even when setting the search preferences to all attached drives it never finds them, even though they are there.
 

stv_collins

Logician
Hansverm- This is just a hunch, but have you tried to use Disk Utility to repair permissions following your LogicX install? With other Apple software installations, the permissions can get mucked up, leading to unexpected behavior, such as failing to access files because the system doesn't think you have the correct privileges to do so. Easy enough to try...

Like you, I installed LogicX on top of my previous installation (only recently removed Logic 9 application after verifying the new version was working on my old songs). I've been fortunate in not experiencing any problems. In fact, I have access to old (some non-Apple) instruments/samples dating from Logic6. The instruments are in the directory Colin mentioned earlier, and the samples are in Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Logic/EXS Factory Samples.
 

tooloud

Logician
I have a similar problem where I'm told that many Logic 9 .exs instruments are not valid .exs files. A close look at the app support folder shows the exs from V9 to be complete but without the associated sample files. I'm wondering if a complete install of LP9 from DVD will work or will I end up screwing up LPX content?
 

tooloud

Logician
I have Pacifist.... I'll try and be selective about dragging just the V9 stuff across without touching any X files. Thanks Colin.
 

tooloud

Logician
OK... solved it... what was missing was found in Logic 8 content on the LP9 discs. Who'd have thought it?
 

Colin Shapiro

Logician
Thanks for the info - pleased you solved it.

While it's all fresh in your head, you should file a report to Apple to mention this problem. Maybe they'll fix it and add back the old content in an update to Logic X?
 

coffeemate

New Member
OK... solved it... what was missing was found in Logic 8 content on the LP9 discs. Who'd have thought it?
Turns out the Legacy Instruments folder is not included in the download version of LP9 or LPX. They're just preset settings for the instruments, so not sure why they aren't there.

Anyway, would you be so kind as to make zip that "Sampler Instruments/Legacy Instruments" folder and make it available to others with LPX? Or email me a copy?

thanks!
 

Omar17166

New Member
Hi tooloud!
I'm suddenly up against a similar problem. I cannot see this folder "Legacy Instruments". I have the latest update of LPX, and all my additional contents are installed. So I think it is a similar problem to what you had and solved. You mentioned that you solved this by changing some permissions. Can you kindly explain how/which permissions? I mean can you see the folder "HD/Library/Application Support/Logic/EXS Factory Samples", but the permissions are wrong on it? Please elaborate.

Thaanks in advance :)
 

Omar17166

New Member
I hadn't pay attention to the dates. I've just realized this thread is almost 2 years old. Perhaps I should issue a new post?
 
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