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Couldn't open midi out, rc =...

Post by stompinne » June 3rd, 2019, 1:18 pm

Hi, i do get this message when working with freestyler and midi-controllers.
"Couldn't open midi out, rc =..."
This occurs when i start freestyler after starting Virtualdj.
How to solve this problem?

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Re: Couldn't open midi out, rc =...

Post by Partyman » June 4th, 2019, 3:30 am

It is looking for a midi device that was once connected or selected. Go into:
Freestyler setup
External Control
Midi Devices
Make sure they are set to "no input" and "no output" for both slots
hit save
close and restart Freestyler
problem should be solved

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Re: Couldn't open midi out, rc =...

Post by PhantomDj » July 3rd, 2019, 9:43 am

Also inside VirtualDJ you can select a MIDI device and choose "Ignore"
This way VirtualDJ won't occupy the device and it will leave it free for Freestyler to connect

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