OK, here's a bit more detail -
  1. I opened a qtr project containing some audio and midi recordings
  2. Go through splitting the tracks up into clips
  3. Export each clip and delete afterwards.
  4. Save every now and then, perhaps ten times (I'm chopping up an hour of recordings)
  5. I'm pretty sure I saved one final time before quitting, although I may have chosen "close without saving".

Either way, surely it makes sense to preserve any previous exports permanently on every save of the project - and not just when the whole program is closed?

I've now gone back to 0.57 for peace of mind, but I can reinstall and try to reproduce the issue if you'd like.


---- On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:07:14 +0000 Rui Nuno Capela <rncbc@rncbc.org> wrote ----

On 04/07/2014 08:30 PM, oli_kester wrote:
> Hi all
> Recently installed qtractor 0.6.0 from source, and everything was going
> swimmingly - until I went to look for all the .midi and .wav files I had
> been exporting - they had disappeared! I have successfully repeated the
> issue - go into any project, export several sliced up clips. They all
> appear in the file browser and are playable in Audacious. Then I close
> qtractor, and they all disappear! This technique worked fine in 0.5...
> I'm entirely open to the possibility of this being an issue with my
> installation, rather than the program as a whole.
> Any help with this would be great, I just lost a couple of hours work
> unfortunately :(

any files that are created within a qtractor session, like the ones you
obtain by recording and/or exporting, are automatically deleted *iif*
you discard that session on close.

iow. you must save the session at least once after you record/export one
or more files, otherwise they get cleaned up on close.

please do report whether this is/was the behavior you suspect is/has
happened in your particular case.

might be all something else, unlikely though. you tell me :)

rncbc aka Rui Nuno Capela

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