Opening, Transcribing, Printing, Playing, and Saving Songs

<< Click to Display Table of Contents >>

Navigation:  »No topics above this level«

Opening, Transcribing, Printing, Playing, and Saving Songs

Previous pageReturn to chapter overviewNext page

This section of the Musician documentation describes how to work with song files as a whole. Other sections of the documentation describe how to edit details of the music and the score.

Musician reads and writes the following file formats: MIDI (.mid), Karaoke (.kar), and the Notation (.not) file type used by Notation Musician.

You can open a MIDI or Karaoke file already on your system or use Musician's built-in Internet browser to download, unzip (if necessary), and open the file. If you associate Musician with the MIDI .mid filename extension and Karaoke .kar, then when you double-click on a MIDI or Karaoke file name in a directory listing or on a web page, Musician will automatically start and the file will open in Musician's window.

When you open a MIDI or Karaoke file, you can select various transcription options to control the MIDI-to-notation results. If you are not happy with the results of the transcription, you can use the Re-Transcribe command to try out different transcription options.

You can view multiple songs at a time, and copy and paste sections between them.

You can print one score part at a time, or a range of measures for a given part. You can also print several separate parts with one command. Musician also exports High Resolution PDF files that you can share.

 

Musician offers a variety of options for enjoying and studying music during playback, for listening to multiple songs in a playlist (jukebox), and practicing your instrument or voice with accompaniment.