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BM3 sample purging
I'm trying to record audio into BM3 for the first time and have a problem with my discarded takes all being kept by BM3.
I tried deleting the ones I don't need from the sample list associated with the audio track but I can see that they are all still stored in the session manager SAMPLES database and are still present on disk.
Does anyway know a simple way of safely purging these so that I am left only with the samples that are actually referenced by my project? One way I have found is to save the project with a different name using the copy samples option, delete the original from disk, empty the trash (because BM3 still finds the old samples there!) and then rebuild the database.
- Record two samples against an audio track
- Delete one of them from the sample list associated with the audio track
- Go to the top left hamburger -> SAMPLES, note that both the samples are still referenced and both can still be previewed. The files also still exist in the recordings folder on disk.
- Rename the one you didn't delete (to try and determine which is the in-use one in the database)
- Note that the name under SAMPLES does not change to reflect the renamed sample so there is no way of picking out the in-use sample.