QuickScore Elite How To

How to create an audio CD

Getting Started  Tutorials  Manual  MIDI and Audio

First save the files you want to put on your CD as Wave files. See the section How to create a Wave file for a description of how to do this.

To burn your files to CD you will need a CD drive that allows you to write to CDs, and a writeable CD. You can use any of a variety of CD burning software, including the Windows Media Player, which is free and included in the Windows operating system.

To create an audio CD using the Windows Media Player, first add the files you want to put on the CD to the Media library. From the File menu, choose Add to Media Library, then Add File. Select the files you want from the Open File dialog that appears.

Once your files are included in the Media library, it is convenient to set the artist, album and composer for your files. To do this, choose Media Library from the group of tabs on the left, then All Audio from the left panel. In the right panel, find your files and set the artist, album and composer, by first clicking on the file to select it, then clicking on the field you want to change to edit it.

Select the files you want to include on your audio CD by choosing the album you have assigned to each of your files in the left panel under Album. Choose Copy to CD or Device from the group of tabs. Make sure there is a writeable CD in your CD drive and then click on the red Copy Music button in the top left corner. Your tracks will be converted to audio CD format and written to the CD.

How To

Setup
Play, record and synchronize
Open, save and print files and create tracks
Enter music
Edit Music
Format Music
Audio
Miscelaneous

Setup

Set MIDI input and output
Set the metronome
Change the sound for a track
Set the names for your instrument's patches (or programs)
Change the play/mute/solo status of a track
Set MIDI thru for your system

Open, save and print files and create tracks

Open a file
Save a file
Print a score
Print parts
Export a score
Enter a new track
Delete a track

Enter music

Enter notes with the mouse
Enter notes in step time
Enter triplets
Enter text
Enter lyrics
Enter a slur
Enter a crescendo
Enter a key signature
Enter a time signature
Enter a clef
Enter grace notes
Enter cue notes
Enter rests
Enter a chord symbol
Enter a tablature chord symbol
Enter a tied note
Enter a wave event
Enter a rehearsal mark
Enter titles
Enter track names
Enter different types of barlines
Enter drum tracks
Enter guitar tablature

Edit music

Change a note's pitch by semitones
Change the duration of a note
Change the enharmonic spelling of a note
Edit notes
Edit text
Edit lyrics
Edit a slur
Edit a crescendo
Insert empty space
Delete empty space
Copy sections of music
Quantize notes
Transpose notes
Change tempo
Change volume
Change note velocity

Format music

Space music
Space lyrics vertically
Space staves
Create a pickup measure
Display quarter note triplets
Make sure notes display with their entered durations
Split a track onto a treble and bass clef
Put notes in a split track on either the treble or the bass staff
Create cross-staff beaming
Change the vertical position of tablature chords
Change how barlines are connected in a score
Set braces and brackets
Change fonts for titles, lyrics, text or symbols
Change the display of bar numbering
Change the display of page numbering
Set bars of rest
Change the beat
Change the quantization with which music is displayed
Transpose the display of notes in a track
Change the way notes are grouped together
Change the number of bars per line
Change the number of staves per page
Change the way rests are displayed
Change the way ties are displayed
Change the direction of stems and beams
Display independent voices in a bar on the same staff
Change the display of drum notes

Play, record and synchronize

Play
Record
Record from another sequencer
Record with the MIDI mixer
Do punch recording
Record in step time
Record while tapping the beat
Synchronize with another sequencer as slave
Synchronize with another sequencer as master
Synchronize with a tape device

Audio

Record audio
Create a Wave file
Create an MP3 file

Create an audio CD
Add your score to a video or file soundtrack
Publish your score on the web
Use VST instruments
Use VST effects
Use ReWire
Use audio automation
Export an audio file using the Audio Mixer

Miscelaneous

Create a lead sheet
Create and print score paper
Select a sound bank on a GS Standard instrument
Check whether notes are within an instrument's range
See what events are in your tracks
Add composer notes to your composition
Create a score template
Load a score template
Create a new patch list

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