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max 6.1.2 message error 'jsoundfile_writefloats'

August 15, 2013 | 11:22 am

Hi everybody,

Trying to write buffer files in a path, in max 6.1.2, I’ve got this message :

buffer~: could not create file: soundEx
jsoundfile_writefloats: could not create output stream. check permissions of output directory.

Doing the same thing on Max 5 it works normally.. Somebody can help me?
Thanks a lot,
daniele ‘piedone’

February 14, 2014 | 6:26 pm

same problem here, have you found a solution?

February 18, 2014 | 10:00 am

Bump! Same problem!

February 19, 2014 | 7:44 am

Have you checked writing permissions for your the directory you try to write to (just as the message says)?

February 19, 2014 | 8:29 am

Sorry, Finally I solved this problem some time ago and I forgot to post the solution. Now I forgot how. I don’t think it was with a writing permissions problem (max 5 did it well in the same directories). If someone still have this problem just telle me, I’ll look faster..

May 24, 2014 | 8:23 pm

Hi Daniele,

I am having this problem. Any idea what the fix is?

Further information:

Mac osx lion 10.7.5
Max 6.1.7

I can save contents of a buffer if saving manually, ie, sending it message {write} and then using the file browser dialog to name and set location of file. But I can’t automatically save anything with pre-configured names. That is, the message {writewave XYZ} (or any of the other filetypes for that matter) does not work and returns error as in the OP.



  • This reply was modified 2 months by  joeman. Reason: Further information

May 25, 2014 | 1:24 am

Using the full filepath name as per MAAACHSEVEN’s advice here: works fine. Writes the file. This is enough to solve my auto-naming/saving concerns.

May 25, 2014 | 2:09 am

Yes, this actually worked also for me.
if it still doesn’t work, write back, we’ll try something other.

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