Initially, every song file is created with one track.
To record that track, press the
To erase, rewind, AND re-record a track, press the
To create a song, click the
menu in the upper-left corner of the page, and then click the New Song menu item.
To create a new track, choose Create Track from the Edit menu above.
Your song will then contain multiple tracks, that are all played together when you play the song.
When you create a new track, you need to decide what kind of track to create.
If you create an Instrument track, the track contains MIDI events that can be recorded
from a synthesizer keyboard connected to your computer.
If you create a Rhythm track, the track contains MIDI events for Drums and other rhythm instruments, as well as Audio Samples.
If you create an Audio track, the track contains audio that can be recorded with a microphone.
Many actions on this and other pages only affect the active track.
The active track is the one whose name is highlighted in the track list above.
To make another track active, select it by clicking on its name or number on this page.
To change a track's name, either click in the Track Name field, or click the Comments page.
To erase or delete a track, select the track and then choose Erase Track or Delete Track from the Edit menu above.
To edit the contents of a track, select the track that you want to edit by clicking on its name or number above, then
click one of the Compose, Comments, or Symbolic tabs at the bottom of the screen.
To move to a different position in the song, drag the position scroll bar
in the upper-left corner.
To remember the song's current position with a new bookmark, push the New button above the Bookmark list:
You can quickly return to the same position later by selecting the bookmark from the bookmark list.
You can edit the active track's synthesizer's properties by clicking the
You can experiment with a song by changing any of the following attributes while a song is stopped, or playing.
To change which synthesizer you want to play a track, click the track's Synthesizer attribute.
To add more synthesizer's to this list, see the
To change which instrument the synthesizer should use to play a track, click the track's Instrument attribute.
To temporarily turn off a single track's sound, click the Track's On / Off attribute.
To set the tempo or sound of the metronome, select the Metronome tab.
If the metronome is turned on when you record a track, a three-count lead-in will be displayed before recording begins.