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How do I move the Phobos content onto a different drive?

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You can move the Phobos content onto a different drive attached to the computer onto which you installed Phobos. You cannot move the content onto a different computer as Phobos is only authorised for use on the computer that the download was performed on.

To move the content to a different drive attached to the same computer, you will need to move the Patches, Presets and Samples folders and then edit the following file:

On Mac:

username/Music/Spitfire Audio/Settings ("username" represents your home directory)

Or PC:

C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Spitfire Audio\Settings

Open the file in a text editor and you should see something like this:


This file shows Phobos where to find the content that it needs and can be directly edited if the folders have moved for any reason.

If the above does not work or your Patches, Presets or Sample folders are missing or incomplete, please reset the library from the Library Manager and download Phobos again.

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    Timothy Haley

    Would you provide an example where the files are being stored on an external drive named "Data" and under a path "/Music/Spitfire"? Thank you.

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    Hi Timothy, you'd want it to look like this:

    "Phobos": {
    "samples": [
    "\/\/Volumes\/Data\/Music\/Spitfire\/Spitfire BT Phobos library\/Samples"
    "presets": [
    "\/\/Volumes\/Data\/Music\/Spitfire\/Spitfire BT Phobos library\/Presets"
    "patches": [
    "\/\/Volumes\/Data\/Music\/Spitfire\/Spitfire BT Phobos library\/Patches"