Retreat multitrack file from a crash

Community Beginner ,
Jan 01, 2022 Jan 01, 2022

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Hi all. I'm new to Adobe Audition. I made a multitrack file (.sesx) and I maintained a good habit of saving it (File --> Save). I accidentally chose to rendered all stretched clips and my Macbook soon ran out of memory. I had to force quit it but after I reopen the Audition, my work was gone. The multitrack file was in its very primary status and looked at I had never touched it.

 

Is there a way that I can retreat the latest edited multitrack file? I'm using Adobe Audition 22. Thank you in advance!

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 02, 2022 Jan 02, 2022
You'll probably find that if you look in the place you store your .sesx backups, there will be a save that's later than the one you've been offered. No I don't know why - it just seems to do that sometimes. Anyway, that's the first thing to check.

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Jan 02, 2022 Jan 02, 2022

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You'll probably find that if you look in the place you store your .sesx backups, there will be a save that's later than the one you've been offered. No I don't know why - it just seems to do that sometimes. Anyway, that's the first thing to check.

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Jan 02, 2022 Jan 02, 2022

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Hi SteveG. Thank you for your reply. I found there are auto backups stored in Adobe Cloud. But when I opened them, my edited clips still didn't show up in the track. I supposed it is because I manually deleted the auto-generated clip files, and the project couldn't find them when it tried to retrieve the editing history.

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Jan 02, 2022 Jan 02, 2022

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Yup, very likely.

 

FWIW, sesx files aren't that large, and personally I think that it's a complete folly storing them outside the machine, especially if it involves a piece of wet string linked to any form of cloud storage. Much better to store your backup sesx files locally - even on an external usb HD is a better bet. There is a principle behind this too - you should only store copies of anything on a cloud-based system. If you have an issue with the sesx file you're working with, then the external backups aren't copies any more - they're originals. And you've left them somewhere pretty vulnerable...

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Jan 03, 2022 Jan 03, 2022

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Hi SteveG. I really appreciate your advice!

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