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Designing a course for learning music theory with the help of Liquid Notes

We've asked our community some weeks ago if a course in music theory would help them better understand Liquid Notes, to which the answer was 'yes, but ..'. While this may not apply to each of you, we nevertheless took it as a signal to spend some serious thoughts on why some of you talk about a steep learning curve with Liquid Notes.

Fast forward to today, we've put together an outline of such a course that not only covers theory but also directly engages Liquid Notes, and would like to get your thoughts on it.

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How to prepare an optimal arrangement to get great results from Liquid Notes' harmonic analysis

We've done some work over the past days to add many FAQs which explain the inner workings of Liquid Notes. Most importantly, there is one article which talks about how to follow a few simple rules when creating your arrangement to make it easier for Liquid Notes to deliver accurate results when detecting chords, tracks, etc.

Find more information why this is relevant hereafter.

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Another excellent rating for Liquid Notes in a product review by AudioEngines

Germany's AudioEngines tested Liquid Notes extensively, and was impressed by its musical capabilities and maturity of the software. They awarded it 4.25 out of 5 stars, being very pleased to have found a tool to make music more interesting and assist with chords and harmonies.

And that's a pretty awesome result for us again!

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Screen mirroring on MacBook Pro Retina garbles Liquid Notes' user interface

We've identified a problem related to screen mirroring on devices with a Retina display. Whenever you enable this feature on your MacBook Pro, the user interface of Liquid Notes becomes unusable: there's some black, pink and white lines running vertically through the screen.

This is limited to MacBook Pro's with Retina displays only, and only if in mode screen mirroring.

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Not being able to establish the connection to Live caused by firewall or no notes in scene

After last week's post on antivirus or Internet security software resulting in an error of granting insufficient rights to the license manager, we can now confirm another possible problem with such software: the firewall of these applications may block communication between Liquid Notes for Live and Ableton Live, resulting in the error message "The connection to Live could not be established".

We've also identified another possibility on how you could run into that same error, which so far went unnoticed.

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Antivirus or Internet security software causing an error ".. not sufficient privileges"

Over the past weeks a few users have reported receiving an error message "The service doesn't have sufficient privileges. Please reinstall." after first installation or an update of Liquid Notes. This results in you not being able to use Liquid Notes, or complete the authorization of the software.

We have investigated this problem now, and identified the root cause and a procedure to fix this issue.

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