You have the option of using a single audio data folder or using different audio data folders for each project. By default SONAR stores audio data in per-project audio folders, but you can use the Global Audio Folder if you want. If you want to change the default behavior, use the following procedure:
1. Go to Edit > Preferences > File - Audio Data.
2. In the Per-Project Audio section, check or uncheck the Use Per-Project Audio Folders option.
3. Click OK to apply the change.If you enable the per-project audio folder option, the New Project File allows you to choose the directory where you want to store the new project and a subdirectory where you want to store the project’s audio data.
1. Select File > New.The New Project File dialog box appears.
2. Enter a filename in the Name fieldThe Location and Audio Path directories are automatically updated in the following format:
C:\default directory\<project name>. The default directory for new projects is assigned in Edit > Preferences > File - Folder Locations. <project name> is the project’s per-project folder name.
C:\default directory\<project name>\Audio. The default directory for new projects is assigned in Edit > Preferences > File - Folder Locations. <project name> is the project’s per-project folder name, and Audio is the subfolder where your audio data will be stored.
3. If you want, rename the Location and/or Audio Path directories.
4. Click OK.You may have older files that are not using per-project audio folders. If you want to save these files using a per-project audio folder, use the following procedure:
1. Make sure the User Per-Project Audio Folders option is selected in Edit > Preferences > File - Audio Data.
3. Select File > Save As.The Save As dialog box appears.
5. In the Project Path field, enter the new directory where you want to save the project, or use the Browse button to the right of the field to navigate to an existing directory.
6. Check the Copy all audio with project option.
7. Click Save.
8. SONAR copies the project to the directory specified in the Project Path field and stores all the project’s audio in the directory specified in the Audio Path field.
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