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Can't import audio to cakewalk (RIFF FILE CREATED FAILED)

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So, I've been using cakewalk for awhile, but for some times now I can't import my audio file at all, it always say "RIFF FILE CREATED FAILED" when I try do it. Well, I manage to import some audio file into the playlist with some change in preferences. But it showing the status of "Busy" and didn't showing any waveform visual except if I'm zooming it in certain size, it is make a sound though, but of course I can't do something like exporting it.

I've also been trying to search how to fix it, and see someone say in other forum this problem can be fix by deleting content on cache folder, but when I see my cache folder it is empty. There is nothing to delete at all.

So, are anyone know how to fix this? This really force me to search other DAW, since I need importing audio in my workflow, but honestly speaking, I still want to use this as my main DAW.

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On 3/22/2021 at 4:24 PM, Coffee Latte said:

So, I've been using cakewalk for awhile, but for some times now I can't import my audio file at all, it always say "RIFF FILE CREATED FAILED" when I try do it. Well, I manage to import some audio file into the playlist with some change in preferences. But it showing the status of "Busy" and didn't showing any waveform visual except if I'm zooming it in certain size, it is make a sound though, but of course I can't do something like exporting it.

 

 

What did you use to create the audio file that you’re trying to import?

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Sorry, I almost forgot about this threads, because I'm suprisingly manage to fix the problem.

When the problems occurs, I'm trying to import some Audio from different source, like made in other DAW, self-record and even from the sample pack, etc. But it is all have the same result

And apparantly the cause is the installation folder path. I have tendency to always change the folder path to my other drive or partition since my C drive have a small space, and look like cakewalk cannot handle that, at least on my gear. Probably because my Partition C and other partition is running with different hardware (The C is SSD, the other is HDD).

And my solution is to do a clean reinstall and leave the installation folder path to its default. Even though its hurt my small space drive, but at least it is work now.

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