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document 1085: Sound Is Delayed Or Lagging - Latency
The opposite problem of sound breaking up or gapping is that the sound will be delayed and have a latency from the time an edit is made to the time you hear it. For example, if you are playing back audio and change an envelope point. If it takesseveral seconds to hear the effect of the change, it...
26 Aug, 2008
document 1086: When I try to record and I click on the arrow next to the Arm button, all I see is channel 1, channel 2 and so on
In Mixcraft, if you go to select the recording source on a track by clicking on the arrow next to an Arm button, and all you see is "channel 1, channel 2, channel 3 and so on," that means you are on an Instrument track, which is for MIDI only. Instrument tracks have a little keyboard button on...
17 Aug, 2012
document 1087: I Can't Hear Myself During Recording!
Some sound cards or USB devices do not have a way to monitor the live recording. If you can't hear yourself or whatever you are recording, you can use Mixcraft to play the source recording during recording by monitoring the recording. Click on the small arrow next to the Arm button on an audio...
17 Aug, 2012
document 1088: ASIO Is Not Available
Make sure you have the latest drivers for your sound card. Go to your sound card manufacturer"s website to download and install the latest drivers. If you still do not have ASIO, you can try the following: Purchase a sound device that supports ASIO. Try the free ASIO4All online. If you...
31 May, 2008
document 1090: Recordings Are Drifting And/Or Start At The Wrong Time
Welcome to the world of inaccurate timing and sound cards. If you are overdubbing and notice that your recordings are not lining up properly at the start, you'll need to adjust the offset or start time of the recorded sound. Make sure snap is off and move the sound so that it lines up properly....
22 Jun, 2009
document 1091: New Tracks Are Recording Sound From Other Tracks
First, make sure you've selected the correct recording source. If possible, it's best to choose a specific source, instead of something general like "stereo mix," "what you hear" or "digital wave." For example, if your recording source is a microphone, choose "microphone." If you"re recording...
31 May, 2008
document 1092: Sound Is Breaking Up / Popping Or Clicking
When playing back a project, if the audio sounds like it is starting and stopping quickly, it could be because the computer is over tasked due to other programs running at the same time. In addition, your computer may not be powerful enough to mix the audio. Always shut down as many unnecessary...
24 Apr, 2008
document 1093: Can't Play Sound
You've added sounds, but you can't play anything. There are a few things you can check here. Are the speakers on and plugged in? (Sorry, management made us ask.) Is the correct sound card or sound device selected?  Go to your Preferences followed by clicking Sound Device to change...
31 May, 2008
document 1094: Skipping or gapping when recording the audio output of another application
If you're recording the playback from another program, like a MIDI sequencer or any other audio program, and you experience small drop-outs, skipped audio or gaps in the recorded audio, try turning off the high priority threads option. In Mixcraft, click on the File menu and select Preferences....
17 Aug, 2012
document 1095: I'm trying to record, but I'm not getting any sound!
Make sure you have the correct recording source selected. To choose your recording source in Mixcraft, click on the small down arrow that appears to the right of the Arm button on track you want to use for recording. First, choose the sound device you want to use (you may only have one...
31 May, 2008

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