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drag&drop from Ableton to S1in Windows 10

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asked Dec 15, 2019 in Studio One 4 by valeriodepaola (160 points)

Hi folks, 
I'm a happy user of Studio One 4.6 and Ableton Live for sound design. I recently viewed this video:

This video is published on the "Presonus Audio Electronics" youtube channel, so it's an official tip&tricks video. In this video Gregor shows how easy it is to share audio files (loops, samples and recordings) between Ableton and S1 by simply draggin. This is true in OSX, and I proved it laugh. But in a Windows 10 environment this trick doesn't work and the only way to export a sound from Ableton to S1 is to use the rewire protocol; that means that the sounds will be recorded on a track in S1 while playing in Ableton, which is not simple as a drag&drop action crying.
Whan I try to drag a file from Ableton to S1 a windows warning pops up telling me that the file is not supported, which is not true. I also located the Ableton Library from the S1 browser, and dragged a file from there into a S1 track but didn'work. Same warning "file not supported".
Could you gently explain me how is it possible. Magical trick in OSX, but not in Windows?

I'll wait for your kind reply.

Studio One 4.6 Professional
Ableton Live 10 Suite

Windows 10 pro 64 bit
HP Z800
2x Intel Xeon Cpu x5675
96 gb of ram

Focusrite Scarlett 6i6

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answered Jan 21 by phillipcampbell1 (140 points)

Having the same issue!!