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Sharing your songs on SoundCloud ► Uploading audio to SoundCloud

Tip: By default, Cakewalk SoundCloud lets you upload either a .wav file or an .mp3 file. If you want to upload a different audio format, first use the File > Export > Audio command to export to the desired format, then go to Utilities > Share with SoundCloud and select the exported file.
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Go to File > Export > Audio to open the Export Audio dialog box.
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In the Files of type list, select one of the following options:
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Share with SoundCloud - CD Quality. Creates a 16-bit 44.1kHz .wav file.
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Share with SoundCloud - MP3. Creates a 256kBit/s .mp3 file.
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Share with SoundCloud - FLAC. Creates a 16-bit 44.1kHz .flac file. FLAC is a royalty-free high quality lossless audio compression codec. Files compressed with FLAC can be 30-50% smaller than the original wav file and, unlike MP3, there is no loss of audio quality.
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Under Bounce Settings, select the desired settings, such as channel format, sample rate and bit depth.
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Enter a name in the File name box.
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Click Export.
SONAR exports the selected audio to the specified format, then launches Cakewalk SoundCloud (see The Cakewalk SoundCloud interface). In Cakewalk SoundCloud, the Title, Artwork and File Location fields are pre-populated.
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Click Share.
The Share with SoundCloud dialog box appears and shows a progress bar along with the name of the file that is being uploaded. To cancel the upload, click the Cancel button.
The Upload Successful dialog box appears when the file has been uploaded successfully. Click the displayed link to view the uploaded file on SoundCloud.com.
The Upload Failed dialog box appears if the upload is not successful. There are various reasons why an upload may have failed. For troubleshooting help, click the Help button or see Troubleshooting.
Note: By default, Cakewalk SoundCloud lets you upload either a .wav file or an .mp3 file. If you want to upload a different audio format, first use the File > Export > Audio command to export to the desired format, then go to Utilities > Share with SoundCloud and select the exported file. SoundCloud supports the following file formats; WAV, MP3, MP3, OGG, FLAC, AIFF and AAC.
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Go to File > Export > Audio to open the Export Audio dialog box.
3.
In the Files of type list, select one of the following options:
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Share with SoundCloud - CD Quality. Creates a 16-bit 44.1kHz .wav file.
*
Share with SoundCloud - MP3. Creates a 256kBit/s .mp3 file.
*
Share with SoundCloud - FLAC. Creates a 16-bit 44.1kHz .flac file. FLAC is a royalty-free high quality lossless audio compression codec. Files compressed with FLAC can be 30-50% smaller than the original wav file and, unlike MP3, there is no loss of audio quality.
4.
Under Bounce Settings, select the desired settings, such as channel format, sample rate and bit depth.
5.
Enter a name in the File name box.
6.
Click Export.
SONAR exports the selected audio to the specified format, then launches Cakewalk SoundCloud (see The Cakewalk SoundCloud interface). In Cakewalk SoundCloud, the Title, Artwork and File Location fields are pre-populated.
8.
Click Share.
The Share with SoundCloud dialog box appears and shows a progress bar along with the name of the file that is being uploaded. To cancel the upload, click the Cancel button.
The Upload Successful dialog box appears when the file has been uploaded successfully. Click the displayed link to view the uploaded file on SoundCloud.
The Upload Failed dialog box appears if the upload is not successful. There are various reasons why an upload may have failed. For troubleshooting help, click the Help button or see Troubleshooting.
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Go to Utilities > Share with SoundCloud to open Cakewalk SoundCloud.
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Click the Browse button and select the audio file you want to upload. SoundCloud supports MP3, WAVE, FLAC, OGG, AIFF, MP2 and AAC files.
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Click Share.
The Share with SoundCloud dialog box appears and shows a progress bar along with the name of the file that is being uploaded. To cancel the upload, click the Cancel button.
The Upload Successful dialog box appears when the file has been uploaded successfully. Click the displayed link to view the uploaded file on SoundCloud.
The Upload Failed dialog box appears if the upload is not successful. There are various reasons why an upload may have failed. For troubleshooting help, click the Help button or see Troubleshooting.
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