MF Utility and Ableton 10
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    Default MF Utility and Ableton 10

    Hi folks. With Ableton Live 10.0.2 open, MF Utility produces a 'NO MIDIFIGHTER DETECTED' message in nice pale blue sans serif letters with 'Device is locked by another application. Please close that application to continue.' underneath. Surely it must be possible to have both apps open at once yeah? I'm on a PC running Windows 10.

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    The Gimp

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Gimp View Post
    Hi folks. With Ableton Live 10.0.2 open, MF Utility produces a 'NO MIDIFIGHTER DETECTED' message in nice pale blue sans serif letters with 'Device is locked by another application. Please close that application to continue.' underneath. Surely it must be possible to have both apps open at once yeah? I'm on a PC running Windows 10.

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    The Gimp
    That is thing with Windows. The MIDI port can not be shared between two or more apps (unlike the OS X)

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    so how come other midi devices can work on my laptop with both Ableton live and Traktor?

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    Default No editing Midifighter twister when in ableton, TF?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewe View Post
    That is thing with Windows. The MIDI port can not be shared between two or more apps (unlike the OS X)
    TF this for real?
    I seem to think there must be a solution,
    other then to close ableton every time you want to make adjustments...
    Roli products can do it real time, so why doesn't the midifighter?

    Best regards,
    G

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