First beat of midi not playing if double click Stop on transport

If I double click on the Stop option in the transport, VST Live won’t play the first beat of the midi count in I created. This is only a problem in VST Live 2. It works fine in the prior version.
If I only click the Stop option once it does play the first beat.
Hope you can help.

Hi @ian_wood,

are you talking about the Metronome Count In?

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I cannot reproduce it. Are you working with the latest Pre-Release? More here.

See you,

Hi Michael.
Not the metronome count in.
I have a midi count in that I created through Halion.

… ah, thank you! I can reproduce the problem. We’ll check.

… fixed. Next update.


Hi. The issue of the first beat of midi not being played is still in the last release

… maybe we are missing something here. Can you please create a simple project which shows the problem? Use “VL / Menu / File / Save Archive …” to send us a zipped package.

Thank you,

Please help.

I created the zip file above but how do I send you the zipped file to “VL / Menu / File / Save Archive …”?

In the project I created I only created a midi track (count in) using Halion Sonic.

In VST Live –

  • The song doesn’t play the first beat of the midi track initially
  • If (after playing the track) I double click Stop on the transport it will play the first beat but
  • If I click stop more than twice it won’t play the first beat.

Hope this helps


Midi (87.4 KB)

pls check again with the latest prerelease at

I downloaded Version as instructed.

The issue is not resolved.


… yes, we need an example project. The project file like “MIDI Test.vlprj” does not help. Please start VL and load your local “MIDI Test.vlprj”. Then run from the menu “File / Save Archive…” and select an empty folder to save all media data from your current project. Now locate your selected folder, zip that one and drag here.

Thank you,

Thank you

Midi (88.4 KB)

We can reproduce the bug and are on it. Thanks a lot for the project.

pls try again with the upcoming version, thanks!