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The music file is not well formed

Community Beginner ,
Apr 24, 2018 Apr 24, 2018

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Hi,

This same problem happened when I updated last fall and then eventually started working again. Now I just updated last week and I am having the same issues. Does anyone know how to fix so I don't have to play the wait and see game? I use the same song every time. It has worked for all my other slideshows, and now with the update it is not.

Thank you!

Grace

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New Here , Sep 01, 2018 Sep 01, 2018
I got my slideshow working with music using this solution ~ these files are hidden Re: Import Error: Connecting to Dynamic Link Server FailedGordon-Boloman  Jan 16, 2018 1:55 PM (in response to dme.212)Adobe support fixed my issue On a Mac doing the following:Quit LRFrom the Finder type: (CMD-SHIFT_G) OR from GO MenuEnter path: ~/Library/Preferences/Adobe/Rename the following folders with a .old OR delete the directorydynamiclinkmediaserverdynamiclinkmanagerDyanmicLinkMediaServerOpen LR and Impo...

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Adobe Employee ,
Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018

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Hi Grace,

Could you please let us know the format of the song, also, could you please let us know which exact version of Lightroom you're working on and which operating system are you using?

Regards,

Sahil

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018

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mp3, mac OS high sierra 10.13.4, I had just updated when it was released last week to 7.3. I just uninstalled and went to 7.0 like someone suggested. Still isn't working.

Also, my presets are also messed up. Or at least they were when I had the 7.3 version. And another thing I could not sort by any ratings. After I uninstalled and reinstalled that part worked again. But it was very frustrating when I was sitting with my client and I could not pull together all of their favorites.

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018

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Now it won't even let me play the slideshow.

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 28, 2020 Apr 28, 2020

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I have version 9.2.1 (latest) and attempted to load an mp3 file - windows 10 pro 32gb ram AMD RX 580 Radeon graphics driver.



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Community Beginner ,
Apr 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018

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I posted this earlier as I had issues - Go to the creative cloud app and install version 7.0. All other versions after will not work. Use this version ONLY until they fix the issue.

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018

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I just uninstalled and reinstalled 7.0 and it still will not let me upload songs. I was hoping this would work .

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018

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There is another step that seems to be stopping it from working - I have managed to get one computer working but it may have something to do with the catalogue

I will advise

Sent from my iPhone

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New Here ,
Sep 01, 2018 Sep 01, 2018

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I got my slideshow working with music using this solution ~ these files are hidden
Re: Import Error: Connecting to Dynamic Link Server Failed

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Adobe support fixed my issue On a Mac doing the following:

Quit LR

From the Finder type: (CMD-SHIFT_G) OR from GO Menu

Enter path: ~/Library/Preferences/Adobe/

Rename the following folders with a .old OR delete the directory

dynamiclinkmediaserver

dynamiclinkmanager

DyanmicLinkMediaServer

Open LR and Import Video files as usual. Worked for me!

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New Here ,
Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018

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I AM SO GRATEFUL FOR YOU!!!!!!! Almost a year of this issue (and so much wasted money using other platforms) and this FINALLY worked!

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 12, 2020 Jun 12, 2020

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I've tried the "solution" described here with NO SUCCESS!  I'm running Lightroom CC 9.2.1 on an iMac running OS 10.15.5.  Is there another solution?

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Community Beginner ,
Oct 25, 2020 Oct 25, 2020

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I tried the solution too with no success also. Lightroom CC 9.4 MacBook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7 we use this every weekend at events and I need this sorted as soon as possible.

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New Here ,
Nov 16, 2019 Nov 16, 2019

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solution worked great. thnaks so much

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New Here ,
Jan 29, 2020 Jan 29, 2020

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Hello- Can you help me? I am having trouble with this solution. I am able to find the directories referenced but what do you mean by -Rename the following folders with a .old OR delete the directory -? Do you mean delete these folders?

dynamiclinkmediaserver

dynamiclinkmanager

Sorry-I'm a little slow when it comes to this stuff. This error message is so frustrating!!

 

Thank you!

 

 

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Community Beginner ,
Mar 31, 2020 Mar 31, 2020

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The music file is not well formed..... have same issue any suggestions for the 9.2 build on macOS Catalina? 
thank you... tech support has not been able to solve issue.  
Now waiting over a week for assistance.

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 18, 2020 Apr 18, 2020

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I am having the same issue using LR Release 9.2 on Windows x64..

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New Here ,
Jun 15, 2020 Jun 15, 2020

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I am having the same issue on my iMac Pro Catalina 10.15.5 LR Classic version 9.2.1

I tried the following but it DID NOT fix the issue of adding music to my slideshow

Quit LR

From the Finder type: (CMD-SHIFT_G) OR from GO Menu

Enter path: ~/Library/Preferences/Adobe/

Rename the following folders with a .old OR delete the directory

dynamiclinkmediaserver

dynamiclinkmanager

DyanmicLinkMediaServer

 

The music I am using is rights free so copyright is not the issue. I have tried adding from iTunes and from the file directly from the folder outside of iTunes. 

 

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Oct 25, 2020 Oct 25, 2020

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I tried the solution too it did NOT work. I'm using Lightroom CC 9.4 on a MacBook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7 we use this every weekend at events and I need this sorted as soon as possible. I also can't export videos any more either, super frustrating.

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 07, 2020 Jul 07, 2020

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After 2-1/2 hours online with a very patient and thorough Adobe Support agent, we finally found the solution for my particular setup (iMac running Catalina 10.15.5):  A COMPLETE UNINSTALL OF ALL ADOBE APPS and a CLEAN REINSTALL!  Lightroom now accepts the mp3 files.  It works, but it was sure painful--for both me and the agent.

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Community Beginner ,
Oct 28, 2021 Oct 28, 2021

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change the filename extension to .m4a

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Dec 01, 2021 Dec 01, 2021

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YOU ARE A GENIOUS

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Dec 01, 2021 Dec 01, 2021

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LATEST

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