It never totally made sense to me that Live lets you “swap” a rack using the hot-swap button. Since racks contain other devices, it always seemed a bit odd. I thought of swapping as traditional preset loading: once you’ve picked the device, you can try out some presets for it. Swapping out a rack means […]


If you’ve gotten into using a Sounds Project or a non-library location for storing your presets, you may have found that using hot-swap is not entirely smooth because Live directs the browser to the default preset location, leaving you to locate your custom preset folder manually.  That’s why I drag and drop instead. To replace a […]