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  1. Yes, very frustrating. I somehow got it working on my desktop DAW (standalone & plug) but could not get it configured correctly on my Surface Pro 4. I can't recall how as it seemed so convoluted a process trying to find the right combonation of versions and loading sequence. I'm using this version if it helps any.
  2. Yep, I couldn't remember which it was but support was the one that provided it. Typical MAGIX confusion LOL.
  3. MAGIX Pro Support <prosupport@magix.net> is who sent my upgrade serial number. Try that.
  4. No problem, great to hear it's working the way it should!
  5. Go to https://www.vegascreativesoftware.com/int/business-solutions/audio-production/ and scroll down to:
  6. Posted just now Well, while I was successful on my Surface Pro4, I was still not able to activate Independence Pro Premium Suite (standalone) on my Desktop. HOWEVER, last night I decided to strip my computer of all things Samplitude and Independence. I then started the install process of Independence. I got the "cannot find C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\MAGIX Services\Independence Libraries\RegIndBundle.exe" which aborted the install. I had saved those files just in case so I replaced them. Install continued without problem. Activating Independence showed that it was already registered and it activated fine. HOWEVER, trying to load an instrument gave me the infamous; On a whim, I decided to try a different Independence.exe. These are found in C:\Program Files (x86)\MAGIX\Independence and look like: Of course, my system is strictly a 64 bit install and I run nearly everything at 64 bit and that is the application that loads when I choose Independence. So, I decided to select the non-64 application file which I assume to be the 32 bit version. Both Independence and Independence Live 32 applications open, allowed activation, and work perfectly! I can access all of the sounds available in the Pro Premium Suite in standalone - GREAT! I pinned both 32 bit apps to the Start menu to have direct access. Now, the NEW problem is that none of my other DAWs pickup on the 32 bit Independence VSTs for some reason though they are there and in the scan path. Only the 64 bit versions are available and they still do not load the Independence instruments. I re-installed Sam Pro X5 and the 64 bit version works just fine in Samplitude. BTW, this is the 3.5.0.285 (Dec. 04, 2017) version. With it working somewhat, I'm nervous about now trying to install the newer 3.6 version but I will and report back. Not perfect nor what I paid for but thought this might help someone. UPDATE: I tried install the 3.6 version which uninstalled the 3.5 version and replaced it BUT once again, neither the 64 bit nor the 32 bit versions would load instruments. I used Windows "Add and Remove" app to uninstall the 3.6 version and re-installed the 3.5 version and now (thankfully) I'm back to only 32 bit standalone versions working properly. What a joke!
  7. Well, while I was successful on my Surface Pro4, I was still not able to activate Independence Pro Premium Suite (standalone) on my Desktop. HOWEVER, last night I decided to strip my computer of all things Samplitude and Independence. I then started the install process of Independence. I got the "cannot find C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\MAGIX Services\Independence Libraries\RegIndBundle.exe" which aborted the install. I had saved those files just in case so I replaced them. Install continued without problem. Activating Independence showed that it was already registered and it activated fine. HOWEVER, trying to load an instrument gave me the infamous; On a whim, I decided to try a different Independence.exe. These are found in C:\Program Files (x86)\MAGIX\Independence and look like: Of course, my system is strictly a 64 bit install and I run nearly everything at 64 bit and that is the application that loads when I choose Independence. So, I decided to select the non-64 application file which I assume to be the 32 bit version. Both Independence and Independence Live 32 applications open, allowed activation, and work perfectly! I can access all of the sounds available in the Pro Premium Suite in standalone - GREAT! I pinned both 32 bit apps to the Start menu to have direct access. Now, the NEW problem is that none of my other DAWs pickup on the 32 bit Independence VSTs for some reason though they are there and in the scan path. Only the 64 bit versions are available and they still do not load the Independence instruments. I re-installed Sam Pro X5 and the 64 bit version works just fine in Samplitude. BTW, this is the 3.5.0.285 (Dec. 04, 2017) version. With it working somewhat, I'm nervous about now trying to install the newer 3.6 version but I will and report back. Not perfect nor what I paid for but thought this might help someone. UPDATE: I tried install the 3.6 version which uninstalled the 3.5 version and replaced it BUT once again, neither the 64 bit nor the 32 bit versions would load instruments. I used Windows "Add and Remove" app to uninstall the 3.6 version and re-installed the 3.5 version and now (thankfully) I'm back to only 32 bit standalone versions working properly. What a joke!
  8. HI @Sarband I just tried doing what you described and it worked as expected here on Sam Pro X5 version 208. My process was to start with the already included 8 MonoTrack 8 IO template. I armed all tracks making sure inputs were correct (already set to 1-8 on my interface). Signals registered fine. From the menu dropdown list, I selected File/More/Save Project as Template. I closed Sam and reopened selecting my newly saved template. VIP loaded armed and ready. I test recorded and all worked properly.
  9. Sorry, I don't have an answer but you might read through this thread as it pertains to your inquiry: Working with Solo Modes & the Monitor Bus - Pro X5 - Tutorial - Tips&Tricks - MAGIX Samplitude & Sequoia Board
  10. ANSWERED: Upgrade to Independence Pro Premium Suite VST from limited version in Samplitude Pro X5 Suite - MAGIX VST Plug-ins (English) - MAGIX Samplitude & Sequoia Board This should be a sticky in this forum!
  11. @Sean DiMaria Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!! This should be a sticky at the very least - in this forum, the Independence forum, and the Beginner forum. In reality, MAGIX should have made this crystal clear from the beginning!! I followed your Option 2 and it worked like a charm. Cheers!!
  12. @Sean DiMaria Did you ever get this sorted? Purchased the Pro Premium Suite back on Dec 5th and still have not been able to get the stand-alone version working. It is very confusing and Magix has failed to provide a clear and precise process for making it work. I have tried every variation and install sequence I know to try and have gone from Magix rejecting the serial number provided on Activation to a generated code and redirection to BestService.com only to have it tell me it is Invalid, to the Activation button in Independence/Preference/Activation button just disappearing when clicked to now there not even showing an Activation button.
  13. Has anyone here succeeded in Activating the Pro Premium Suite that contains the Standalone and Live capability alongside Pro X5 Suite? You've probably seen my Activation thread but just wanted to report here that I've uninstalled X3 & X4 Suites, have tried both the 3.5 & 3.6 version downloads but cannot find any combination allowing my to activate. Fortunately, I still have all the instruments (not on the C: drive) so I haven't had to reinstall those. Everything works GREAT within Pro X5 but absolutely no success outside the Sam. I'm still waiting on a response from Pro Service. ANSWERED: Upgrade to Independence Pro Premium Suite VST from limited version in Samplitude Pro X5 Suite - MAGIX VST Plug-ins (English) - MAGIX Samplitude & Sequoia Board This should be a sticky in this forum!
  14. Anyone?? I have tried both version 3.5 & 3.6 and neither will allow me to Activate. All instruments are available/usable within Samplitude Pro X5 Suite. They load, edit, save, and play great. But neither the standalone nor the Live versions allow activation. I can get to BestService but the Code generated within the Standalone version isn't Valid when trying to register.
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