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Auto-Save in background!

+222 votes
asked Oct 11, 2016 in Studio One Feature Requests by eckefett (240 points)
Dear Presonus,

it's a pretty minor thing maybe, but the auto-save should happen in the background! While it's auto-saving I can do for some seconds nothing. But when I count all the seconds together I come a long at least a hour per week which is wasted, due to that it's a simple thing what most of the other DAWs can handle as background activity!

Thanks for your attention!

11 Answers

+12 votes
answered Oct 12, 2016 by AlexTinsley (772,520 points)
selected Dec 11, 2016 by ghasenbeck
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+16 votes
answered Oct 12, 2016 by mauroiuliano (3,190 points)
I would not call it a minor one. It is very bothering in terms of workflow
+15 votes
answered Oct 26, 2016 by thefliptones (770 points)
This is the bane of my Studio One experience. It's a ******* horrible thing to have to deal with. PLEASE FIX IT!!
+10 votes
answered Oct 27, 2016 by rickycooke (4,650 points)
I absolutely agree. It's especially terrible when you're tracking a singer or performer when they're in their zone and have to tell them to "hold on" because Studio One is saving. It can really stifle creativity and ruin a moment.
+9 votes
answered Feb 25, 2017 by stuartmaxwell (2,770 points)
Agreed, this one really is an unwelcome bug. Please fix it presonus !
+4 votes
answered Mar 25, 2017 by jamesmaxwell (800 points)
Obviously, this should be extended to saving in general, not just auto-save. I'm a dinosaur who's been creating music on the computer since the '90s, so I save obsessively—"command-S" before I even realize I've done it! Having to wait for the save is disruptive, to say the least... (And just bizarre really. I don't know of any other audio creation program that does this.) Am I just missing something, perhaps?
+5 votes
answered Aug 14, 2017 by vasilykorytov (7,930 points)
it's really a shame that S1 behaves like this. it auto-saves in foreground even while playing (and thus does not respond to keyboard if you're stopping the playback or tweaking some parameters). this seems very inconvenient.
+3 votes
answered Sep 10, 2017 by anatolyshiryayev (310 points)
I find S1's auto-save implementation really frustrating. I just can't decide what to do with it: turn off and program myself to press cmd+s from time to time, or leave it on and stop working while popup blocks access to S1 for a few seconds. In fact, stealthy auto-save is number one feature which i'm missing from my previous DAW.
+5 votes
answered Nov 27, 2017 by diapasonprodues (2,240 points)
This is specially bad when I have Melodyne loaded on events on my session. Without melodyne the auto-save is pretty much instantaneous and I barely notice. But with melodyne I'm loosing a few seconds every few minutes waiting for a save or trying to click but nothing happens.
+3 votes
answered Dec 30, 2017 by zarjos (290 points)
Autosave  option to only save when transport is in the stop position would be nice.
+2 votes
answered Jun 9 by aerotake (260 points)
Still the most glaring flaw in this (otherwise amazing) DAW in 2019