This page shows the music for the active track, selected in the Record page.
Since the track's Type is set to Audio, it shows the audio track's wave.
Initially, the entire song's wave is shown. To see the wave in more detail, zoom in by
scrolling the horizontal and vertical Zoom scroll bars.
Click Audio Quality to change quality and memory requirements of your recording.
CD - Mono quality consumes 88,200 bytes per second, or 5 million bytes per minute (16 bit @ 44 kHz).
Video Game - Mono consumes 44,100 bytes per second, or 2.6 million bytes per minute (8 bit @ 44 kHz).
Phonograph - Mono consumes 44,100 bytes per second, or 2.6 million bytes per minute (16 bit @ 22 kHz).
FM Radio - Mono consumes 22,050 bytes per second, or 1.3 million bytes per minute (16 bit @ 11 kHz).
Radio - Mono consumes 22,050 bytes per second, or 1.3 million bytes per minute (8 bit @ 22 kHz).
Phone - Mono consumes 11,025 bytes per second, or 661,500 bytes per minute (8 bit @ 11 kHz).
Old Radio - Mono consumes 8,000 bytes per second, or 480,000 bytes per minute (8 bit @ 8 kHz).
To begin recording to this track, press the record button ,
and then press the stop button when you are ready to stop recording.
With the left mouse down, drag the mouse over the sound window to select part of it.
If nothing is selected, any of the following operations affect the entire track.
To hear only the selected sound,
press the Play Selection button.
To copy the contents of an audio (.WAV) file into this track,
select the Import Audio from... from the File menu.
A private copy of the file is made, so that any changes you make will not
affect the imported file.
To copy the selected sound to the clipboard,
select Copy from the Edit menu.
To paste the contents of the clipboard into the song, click the mouse where you want to insert the new sound, and
select one of the following from the Edit menu:
Paste Over if you want the audio in the clipboard to replace sound on the current track.
For example, if the clipboard contains 1 second of audio, and the song's current position is 0:10:00 (10 seconds), then
the current track from 0:10:00 to 0:11:00 is replaced with the contents of the clipboard.
Paste Mix if you want the clipboard to be mixed with the current track.
Paste Insert if you want the clipboard inserted into the current song.
To delete the selected part of the wave,
select Delete from the Edit menu.
To set the selected part of the wave to complete silence,
select Clear from the Edit menu.
To replace the selected sound with the same sound played backward,
select Reverse from the Edit menu
To filter the entire track, press the Filter button. If you only want to filter part of
the track, select the desired time period with the mouse, and then press the Filter button.
You can adjust the volume by pressing the Volume button.
As a short-cut, you can make the track, or part of it, twice as loud by pressing the Louder button.
You can adjust the pitch by pressing the Pitch button.
To help you synchronize with recorded MIDI instruments, vertical
lines are drawn at the start of each 16th note.