USB Files Transfer

It would be great if Tracker Mini could be recognized as an USB key when pluged in a PC (or Mac I guess). This features was in the wishlist for the regular Tracker :
USB File Transfer
The resquest has been rejected, but there is this answer from @miropoly :
Hi @herb_nice , thanks for contributing the wish. We are sorry to reject this but we had to abandon this feature due to technical issues we were having. Because Tracker Mini has more powerful hardware, we might reconsider introducing this feature for that product. Thanks for the reminder that it is important for the community.

So, I just copy/paste the content of this topic from by @herb_nice

What is the problem?

The user must power down the tracker, remove the (tiny and fragile) memory card, insert it in a reader, plug it into the computer in order to transfer files, delete or move things around. The user must also remember to unmount the memory card in order to reduce the risk of corrupting data.

What do you want to achieve?

The tracker has a USB port and used to support MTP. It would be great to be able to connect it to a computer and copy, rename, move, delete files.

Are there any workarounds?

Yes: Power down the tracker, take the memory card out and put it in a reader. Connect that reader to a computer. Do the file access tasks. Unmount the reader. Remove the reader from computer. Remove memory card from the reader. Put memory card in tracker. Power up tracker.

Any links to related discussions?

Any references to other products?


I’d love that too! For “references to other products” I’ll mention SP-404 MKII which when plugged into computer can managed via a desktop app that also allows for uploading samples (even to specific pads within projects), editing projects, editing sample playback - it would be OP for the Mini to have a feature allow managing instruments via such app

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