this instrument belongs to a library that is not currently installed" - NEED KONTAKT HELP IN MAC

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  1. jellis

    jellis Newbie

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    Hi,

    First off, Im very familiar with Kontakt and adding libraries. I know a lot of people here ask the same question here but I am not asking your "typical" noob kontakt question.

    I KNOW you have to install 5.6 to add libraries and then open them in a cracked version of 6 to get them to run. I'm WELL AWARE of SNIPD numbers. I know you need to get the nicnt and the xml to match.

    I have uninstalled and reinstalled multiple versions of kontakt 6 from 6.01 - 6.22. Right now I am running Kontakt 6.21

    Here's my question....

    I add all my libraries in Kontakt 5.6. The ones that do not show up, I check the SNIPD and XML numbers to make sure they match... then they show up in 5.6 and 6. HOWEVER, almost EVERY LIBRARY in KONTAKT 6 says

    "this instrument belongs to a library that is not currently installed"

    It's driving me absolutely insane. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Kontakt 5.6 and 6. I've removed plists and XMLs. I've changed drives that my libraries are on. I've redownloaded libraries as well. NOTHING has worked.

    I had ALL my libraries working but had to reformat my iMac. I have ALL my stuff dialed in. I was expecting to load my libraries today and be done. The problem is NOT that the libraries do not load (thats a simple SNIPD fix....) its that once I try to access them in KONTAKT 6 it gives me the error stated above. What's even stranger is that about %70 don't load open up and %30 do open up. So strange


    Please please please help.

    MAC OSX - MOJAVE 10.14.6
     
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  3. Xupito

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  4. bobdule

    bobdule Kapellmeister

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    Library not found issue is a nicnt joke.

    something more need to be edited inside to work.
     
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    ok this is probably way too obvious, but did you also try using the portable/P2P&r4e version and using the built-in library manager to add libraries?
     
  7. belalugosi

    belalugosi Kapellmeister

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    Directory to the libraries is written in plists located in /Library/Preferences/"library name".plist

    If the plist(s) is/are not there, no way that Kontakt 6 can know the location of it/them.

    Make sure that Kontakt 5 does have full access to everywhere...

    Question: does Kontakt 5 ask for admin password when you add a new library ?
    If not, there's no way that the related plist can be created.
     
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    @jellis
    Did you remove the plist files from both Library/Preferences locations (the one from [yoursystemdrive]/Library and the other in Users/[yourusername]/Library)?
    Some libraries (like the ones from NI) need to be added with its given installer, not just adding them manually.
    I remember people mentioning that one of the latest version had an issue and it was recommended to use the newest version, I think 6.22.

    Edit:
    I found the comment where the solution for another user was to move to 6.22
    https://audiosex.pro/threads/librar...ot-appear-in-kontakt.43525/page-2#post-465693
     
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