mySoftware [Updates]

Once you create a user profile on Motifator and update with the appropriate information, the updates shown here will be specific to you.

rssFeeds [Syndicate]


forumforum
 

Old Motifator threads are available in the Archive.

Viewing topic "W2p files created on MO6 not recognized by MO8"

     
Posted on: June 19, 2020 @ 10:07 AM
amartel
Total Posts:  41
Joined  10-17-2002
status: Regular

Can someone tell me why the song and pattern files I created on my MO6 are not recognized by my MO8. I searched the forum for an answer and couldn’t find one. Is there a utility that will convert the files so they can be read by the MO8?
Thank you,
Andy

  [ Ignore ]  

Posted on: June 19, 2020 @ 10:45 AM
5pinDIN
Avatar
Total Posts:  11385
Joined  09-16-2010
status: Legend

Files created on a MO6 should be fully compatible with a MO8.

Your subject is “W2p files created on MO6 not recognized by MO8”. However, W2P (and the companion W3P) Pattern files are not from a MO6/MO8, they’re from a Classic Motif. A MO6/MO8 can load certain data from Classic Motif files - Voices from W2A, W2V, and W2E files - but not others.

Pattern files from a MO6/MO8 (or Motif ES) have the W7P/W8P extensions.

See page 214 of the MO Owner’s Manual for details.

  [ Ignore ]  

Posted on: June 19, 2020 @ 01:56 PM
amartel
Total Posts:  41
Joined  10-17-2002
status: Regular

Thanks for the response 5pin. You’re right! They were created on a classic Motif 6 and I failed to make the distinction. So the manual says “....W2A,.W2V, and .W2E files using the Motif also can be loaded to the MO as the file types below.” My MO8 is not recognizing the motif 6 files on my thumb drive. Do I need to rename the file names to .W7A, W7V, etc?

  [ Ignore ]  

Posted on: June 19, 2020 @ 02:46 PM
5pinDIN
Avatar
Total Posts:  11385
Joined  09-16-2010
status: Legend
amartel - 19 June 2020 01:56 PM

Thanks for the response 5pin. You’re right!

You’re welcome.

 

amartel -

They were created on a classic Motif 6 and I failed to make the distinction. So the manual says “....W2A,.W2V, and .W2E files using the Motif also can be loaded to the MO as the file types below.” My MO8 is not recognizing the motif 6 files on my thumb drive. Do I need to rename the file names to .W7A, W7V, etc?

The MO can load only Voices from the Motif W2A/W2V/W2E files, and doing that requires “TYPE” to be set to “Voice"/"AllVoice"/Voice Editor” respectively. Other Types such as Patterns and Songs can’t be loaded - they’re incompatible - and Voice-containing files won’t be seen with the other Type settings. Unfortunately, renaming the files won’t accomplish anything useful.

There is a possible workaround - Song data saved from the Motif as an SMF could be loaded to the MO.

  [ Ignore ]  

Posted on: June 20, 2020 @ 07:34 AM
amartel
Total Posts:  41
Joined  10-17-2002
status: Regular

Thank you 5pin. You are a rock star!

  [ Ignore ]  

Posted on: June 21, 2020 @ 04:46 PM
5pinDIN
Avatar
Total Posts:  11385
Joined  09-16-2010
status: Legend
amartel - 20 June 2020 07:34 AM

Thank you 5pin. You are a rock star!

Thanks - I’ll try to keep earning your trust.

  [ Ignore ]