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Song Information Editor

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*Method 1: Click the auto detect button to attempt to automatically detect the BPM value of the track.
*Method 1: Click the auto detect button to attempt to automatically detect the BPM value of the track.
*Method 2: Click on the "Tab beats" button and then start the player. Now press <space> on each beat until the "Tap on Beat" button goes away.
*Method 2: Click on the "Tab beats" button and then start the player. Now press <space> on each beat until the "Tap on Beat" button goes away.

Revision as of 18:24, 11 June 2009

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Song Information Editor


First where is it?

If you highlight a song in the queue or history or Tracks in selected category then right click ,it will bring up a menu. The bottom option is Song Info. Click that.

Under the [Details] tab:

Play track [count] times and then [action] -This allows the track the be either Deleted from the Media library, or completely being deleted from the hard disk.

actions:

  • None - Play song only [xx] times.
  • Remove - Play song [xx] times, then delete from media library, i.e. delete from ALL categories
  • Erase - Play song [xx] times, remove from ALL categories, and also delete the physical file from the hard disk. Use with care!! Great for use with News and other "single play" files.

Also see the Categories under [Special->Play limit]
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Under the [Settings] tab:

Here you can set various custom settings for the track.

Cue points

Types of cue points.

  • Start: The point where playback will start from
  • End: The point where the track will end and be ejected. (Effectively the duration of the track)
  • Intro: The point where the first vocals start (and the DJ needs to shut up! ;)
  • Outro: The point where the vocals stop, and the DJ can open his mouth again...
  • Fade: The point where the fading out of the track should start.
  • XFade: The point where the next track will start playing.
  • Custom cue points: You can set up to 10 custom cue points to help seek to specified points in a file quickly.


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Setting up a cue point:

Option 1: Double-click on the time window of the cue point to manually enter/change the time. Option 2: Start playback in the player just above, and then click on the button containing the name of the cue point to set the time as the player reaches the correct point. The [-] button clears the cue point, while the [>>] button will seek to the specified cue point.For custom cue points you must first select the index, then type in a short name/description of the point before setting up the cue point.
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Beat-per-minute:

Set the beats per minute of a track.

  • Method 1: Click the auto detect button to attempt to automatically detect the BPM value of the track.
  • Method 2: Click on the "Tab beats" button and then start the player. Now press <space> on each beat until the "Tap on Beat" button goes away.
  • Method 3: Adjust the BPM manually by pressing the up/down arrows. The arrows on the left change the value by 1, while the ones on the right change the value only 0.1 for finer adjustment of the BPM value.


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Metronome

To verify that your BPM value is 100% correct, follow these steps.

Start playback on the player and anticipate the next beat, trying to pause the player exactly on the beat. Now, while holding down [shift] click on the Metronome button to start the Metronome. Holding down shift will cause the player to resume playback the instant the button is pressed. If your BPM value is correct, you should hear the metronome sound exactly on the beat of the song.

If needed, adjust the BPM manually to better match the beat.
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Notes: Make sure the Pitch and Tempo values of the player is set to zero, or else your beats will be configured incorrectly.


Other settings:

Gap killer - Specify whether the Gap killer should be applied to the track.

Gain - Apply pre-amp to the track, i.e. either increase or decrease the volume of the track. Great for making soundFX, advertisements and promos louder that normal tracks.


Applying settings:

The big [Apply] button will apply your settings to the player, so that when you start the player you can preview your custom settings. The [Restore] button will restore the original player settings into the player. The [Reset] button will restore the default player settings into the player.

Under the Fading Tab

Exact same details count as specified under the Config->Crossfading sections, except that you MUST check the "override" box next to each setting to override the default value for the track.
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