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Add Sound File... (CTRL+H)

Shows the Add A Sound dialog so that you can add any supported sound file.  See Adding Sounds...

 

Add Instrument Clip

This will add a blank Virtual Instrument Clip on the closest Virtual Instrument Track.  You can also double click a Virtual Instrument Track to create a blank Virtual Instrument Clip.

 

MIDI Editing

This is a sub menu with MIDI editing options.

 

Properties

This is a sub menu with properties.

 

Mute

Mutes or unmutes the selected sound.

 

Channels

Allows you to choose the active/audible channel for an audio clip. ** Audio clips only.

 

Phase

Choose the phase of the audio clip. ** Audio clips only.

 

Normalization Volume / Turn Off Normalization (CTRL+K)

This adjusts the volume of all selected sounds to the normalized level.  The normalized level is based on the highest peak in the sound.

 

Lock

Locks or unlocks the selected sound.

 

Envelopes

This is a sub menu for envelopes.

 

Reset Envelope (CTRL+ALT+T)

This restores the current envelope to its default setting for all selected sounds.

 

Invert Envelope (CTRL+ALT+Y)

This inverts or flips the current envelope vertically for all selected sounds.

 

Fade Out

This shows a pop up menu with the following options: Fast, Medium & Slow. Each option will add a fade out of the current envelope type on all selected sounds.  Note that the fade is applied to the selected area and if there is a selection rectangle, it will only fade in the selection rectangle.

 

Fade In

This shows a pop up menu with the following options: Fast, Medium & Slow. Each option will add a fade in of the current envelope type on all selected sounds.  Note that the fade is applied to the selected area and if there is a selection rectangle, it will only fade in the selection rectangle.

 

Boost

This shows a pop up menu allowing you to choose a percentage to boost all selected sounds for the current envelope type.  Note that the boost is applied to the selected area and if there is a selection rectangle, it will only fade in the selection rectangle.

 

Reduce

This shows a pop up menu allowing you to choose a percentage to reduce all selected sounds for the current envelope type.  Note that the reduce is applied to the selected area and if there is a selection rectangle, it will only fade in the selection rectangle.

 

Link

The link sub menu allows you to link or unlink clips together. When clips are linked, they move together when dragging.  Each linked clip retains its relative offset to the other clips.  The sub menu link options are:

 

Link Selected Clips

Unlink Selected Clips

 

If a clip is linked, it will have a link button on its title bar: Unlink button

Click it to easily unlink a linked clip.

 

Split (CTRL+T)

This will split any selected sounds at the time offset where the caret intersects them.

 

Remove Spaces Between Clips (CTRL+J)

Removing space between the clips eliminates the gaps or silence between any selected sounds by moving the selected sounds together.

 

Merge To New Clips (CTRL+W)

This will merge the selected clips to a new clip.  Please note that this works on a per track basis and will not combine clips from different tracks.

 

Reverse

This reverses an audio clip to play backwards.

 

Add To Library

This adds the audio clip to the library, allowing you to easily use it in the future.

 

Set Loop To Crop

Sets the loop point on a clip to its current crop. ** This only applies to audio clips.

 

Trim Silence (CTRL+I)

This trims the left and right edge of each sound and removes any silent or near silent areas for all selected sounds.  ** This only applies to un-looped audio clips.

 

Edit In External Editor...

Edits the sound or a copy of the sound in an external sound editor (3rd party).