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Get back a composition from the auto-save

How to use the auto save files

To configure Auto save frequency, go inside Edit->Preferences then on the media directory Tab.
The Auto Save Row allow you to configure auto save activation and frequency.

By default, each unsaved document with pending modifications are auto saved within a minute period when Smode is not On Air.
If you encounter a hardware malfunction or if you delete or corrupt accidentally a Smode project .content file,
Smode will display the "Unrecognized document format" error message:

In this case you need to reveal the location of your corrupted Project in explorer

You will find in the project folder the .content file, containing the project data.
You will also find the .version folder containing the auto saves.

These files correspond to ".content" files: i.e. in this case, to restore a backup you need to replace "TP1.project/.content" by "TP1.project/.versions/AutoSave"
I suggest before doing this to make your own backup of the .content file (and also .content.bin if it exists)


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