Time-stretching allows you to change the playback speed of an audio clip without changing its pitch. For example, you could speed up a vocal without having the singer sound like a chipmunk.
Just hold down the Ctrl key and drag the end of an audio clip in or out to time-stretch it!
Clip automation is processed before the effects are processed. Volume and pan track-level automation is processed after the effects are processed.
This can be important in some cases, for example, when an effect is mono-only, it doesn't do any good to automate pan at the clip level, because the...
Use the shift key when dragging a virtual instrument or audio clip to restrict its movement horizontally. When holding down the shift key, the clip will only move up or down, not side to side.
This can come in handy when you want to movea clip to another track while staying at exactly same the...
If you use the mouse wheel over the track area on the right or over the piano roll, it will zoom in or out, but if you use the mouse wheel in the left section of the track area, it will scroll up or down.
This is a simple way to switch between scrolling and zooming.
Bonus tip: you can...
Have you ever wanted to add some extra stuff to the beginning of a project? Just drag a highlight in Mixcraft's timeline that corresponds with how much extra room you need, then right-click on the highlighted timeline and select "Insert Selected Time."
We also have a Mixcraft Mini-tip...
You can highlight any part of your project and then mix down only the selected area if you choose the "Use Selection" option.
1. Select any part of your project.
2. Choose "Mix Down to..." from the File Menu, then choose MP3 or another format.
3. Click to add a check next to "Use...
While editing MIDI, you can quickly switch between the three different modes using the Q, W and E keys.
Press Q to choose the selection tool and select notes.
Press W to choose the pencil tool and add notes.
Press E to choose the eraser tool to erase notes.
This tip can come in handy if you find yourself constantly making the same setup changes on each new project.
Save the template file in a convenient location and you can double-click it to launch Mixcraft and start a new project that's ready to go with your own personal configuration.