Watch Video Tutorials.
Click the Watch Video Tutorials
button to access online video tutorials.
Open a Demo Project.
Click the arrow at the end of the drop-down menu to display a list of installed demo projects. Choose the one you want to open, and click the Open a Demo Project
button to open it.
Create a New Project.
Clicking this button opens the New Project File
dialog box, which displays a list of templates for new projects. Select the one you want to open, and click the button to create a new project.
Open a Project.
Clicking this button is the same as using the File > Open
command. The Open
dialog box appears, displaying the contents of your Music Creator project folder. Select the project you want to open, and click OK
Open a Recent Project.
Select from a list of projects recently opened. Choose the one you want to open, and click the button to open it.
Select the topic you want to learn more about, then click the Help
button. The list contains links to topics in the online Help and content on www.cakewalk.com
Use this button to close the Quick Start
Show this at Startup.
Clear this check box if you don’t want the Quick Start
dialog box to launch the next time you start Music Creator.
The New Project File
dialog box appears. Whenever you create a new project, you will be presented with this dialog box.
Type the name of your project in the Name
box. For this exercise, let’s name your project Tutorial 1
Use the Location
box to specify where the project should be saved. Click
to browse to a specific location. For this tutorial, use the default, as shown in the preceding figure.
Use the Audio Path
box to specify where to save audio recordings for your project. Click
to browse to a specific location. Again, let's use the default location, as shown in the preceding figure.
Store Project Audio in its own Folder.
Select this check box if you want to store the project’s audio files in a separate folder. It is recommended that you select this option.
This list shows all available pre-made templates included with Music Creator. A template
is a project file that contains a preset configuration of tracks and buses. Music Creator features a variety of templates for a number of different uses. This list will also include any custom templates that you create. Your Template
list may vary from the preceding figure. For this tutorial, select the template named Normal
to create a new project based on the specified settings.
to open the online Help topic for the New Project File
now to move forward with this tutorial.