You can open a BandLab project as a new Cakewalk project, or import a BandLab project into the current Cakewalk project.
1. Select File > Browse BandLab Projects.
2. In the Browse BandLab Projects dialog box, select the project you want to open or import.
3. Under Revision Settings, select the project revision that you want to open or import.
4. Under Download Settings, specify which assets to include when opening/importing the selected project:
Project Mixdown. Include a stereo mixdown of the project. If you import both individual tracks and a project mixdown, the project mixdown will be muted in order to prevent doubled audio.
Empty Tracks. Include tracks that contain no data.
5. Do one of the following:
Click Load to open the selected project as a new Cakewalk project.
Click Import to import and append the selected project to the current Cakewalk project.Figure 157. Browse BandLab Projects dialog box.The Browse BandLab Projects dialog box contains the following settings:
Projects. List of all projects in your BandLab library.
Refresh . Refresh the project list.
Project Settings. Settings for the selected project/revision.
Name. The project name.
Cover image. To change the project cover image, click View Project Online, click Project Settings, then click the project cover image. For details, see .
View Project Online. View the project on , where you can view project history, view and invite collaborators, and open the project in BandLab Mix Editor
Public. Share your song with the BandLab community. Anyone will be able to listen, comment and share this project. By default, all content is set to “Private”, meaning that only you and any invited collaborators can access it, make adaptations of it and use it. When Make Public is enabled, other users can view your content or play it on BandLab by streaming, but they will not be able to download, adapt, synchronize or use that content.
Forkable. Enabling forks lets others start their projects using your published revisions. When you fork a song, a private copy is added to your library. The original song is always attributed to the original creator. All public revisions in this project can be forked. Making them private will not affect existing forks by other users.
Revision Settings. Use the combo box to choose the revision of the selected project that you wish to download. A Revision is a revised edit of your project. A new revision will be created every time you make a new project or save an edit of your existing project. Revisions ensure that nothing is overwritten, so you can go back to an older version of your project at any time.
Select Revision. View all revisions of the selected project.
Show Revision Tree . View the project history on and preview revisions. Track how the project revisions have been used and developed by yourself and any collaborators.
Revision Timestamp. Date and time for when the selected revision was created or updated.
Description. Enter a brief description for the project/revision (up to 250 characters).
Genre. Choose the right genre to find your target audience.
Update. Publish any changed project settings as a revision of the selected project.
Download Settings: Specify which assets to include when opening/importing the selected project:
Project Mixdown. Include a stereo mixdown of the project.
Empty Tracks. Choose this to include tracks that contain no data.
Import. Import and append the selected project to the current project.
Load. Open the selected project as a new unsaved Cakewalk project. When you save the project, it is stored in the project folder with a revision date suffix.
If you have already downloaded a BandLab project to your local file system (see Opening or importing a project from your BandLab library), you can open it as a new Cakewalk project without having to redownload the project.To open a downloaded BandLab project as a new Cakewalk project, do one of the following:
In the Media Browser, select the BandLab Projects content location preset to show all exported BandLab projects in the C:\Users\<user name>\Documents\BandLab\Downloads folder. Double-click the desired project folder, then double-click the BandLab Interchange file (.blx).Figure 158. Media Browser.
1. Go to File > Open or press CTRL+O to open the Open dialog box.
2. In the Go to Folder drop-down list, select BandLab Interchange File (.BLX) to navigate to the C:\Users\<user name>\Documents\BandLab\Downloads folder.The BandLab Interchange file opens as a new untitled Cakewalk project that must be saved with a new file name.Figure 159. File Open dialog box.If you have already downloaded a BandLab project to your local file system (see Opening or importing a project from your BandLab library), you can import it into any Cakewalk project without having to redownload the project.To import a downloaded BandLab project into the current Cakewalk project, do one of the following:
Go to File > Import > BandLab Project.
In the Media Browser, select the BandLab Projects content location preset to show all exported BandLab projects in the C:\Users\<user name>\Documents\BandLab\Downloads folder. Double-click the desired project folder, then drag the BandLab Interchange file (.blx) to the Track view.Tracks from the BandLab project are inserted below the last track, color-coded to match their original track colors.Figure 160. Media Browser.
Tip: You can also drag individual tracks from the exported BandLab project’s \Audio folder.
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