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#450051 - 01/09/18 06:36 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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Now we’re getting the info; thanks! Critter, FYI, you can drag multiple tracks into Mixcraft. Brian, that’s exactly the way it should be - a choice. Score one for SOP. Janice or Bud, it’s the double housekeeping work that I’m trying to avoid. There are already enough opportunities to make errors in file handling.
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#450061 - 01/09/18 07:16 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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Matt, I'm not at my computer right now, so can't check the exact effect, but you might want to look at the "Copy Project Files To..." command (found under the "File" menu. The description is "Copies all current project files to a folder or a new ZIP file. This is useful for backup up projects (i.e. to CD), reorganizing project files, or collaboration with others>"

The user manual goes on to say:

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A project and all sounds, videos and/or recordings used within it can be easily saved to a single folder or zip file. This is handy for organizing projects and backup as well as sharing with other Mixcraft users.

To copy the project and its sounds, save the project, then click File>Copy Project Files To... in the Main Window menus, followed by clicking Folder or Zip File.

COPY TO A FOLDER
Pick a folder to copy the project and files to and click OK. You can optionally create a new folder by clicking the (you guessed it) New Folder button.

COPY TO A ZIP FILE
Enter a name for the zip file and click Save. All project files will be automatically added to the compressed zip file. Audio and video files do not necessarily compress well (i.e. they won’t be corrupted, but their file size won’t shrink much), but this is still a great way to quickly create a single file for emailing or uploading.
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#450086 - 01/09/18 08:58 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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Oh - you had me going there a moment, John; I thought this was a menu option in BIAB I had somehow overlooked. No - it's in Mixcraft.

I'll think about that. Thank you!
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#450088 - 01/09/18 09:01 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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Sorry, I wasn't clear. It's from the MixCraft User Manual.
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#452006 - 01/18/18 10:27 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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As a former Digital Performer guy, I LOVE Mixcraft 8. I don't use Pro, that just adds more VSTs, and I have shoe boxes full already - Colossus, Trillian etc. For $79 I got everything I needed from the $699 DP!

I save the individual tracks from BiaB, and then just use that folder. The "regular" BiaB tracks just stay where they were. I do not have to drag individually, set the tempo and key, then set Snap to 1 bar, select all the audio tracks (probably leave out the mix track) drag to bar 2. Everything lies right up, read the track name to determine the mix track names. Works great.
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#452111 - 01/18/18 05:27 PM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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Thanks!
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#452153 - 01/19/18 03:38 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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I see that I'm late to the party. This is about as close as you're going to get. You can do the same wh Loop and Sound Effects en you also drag and drop a clip.


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#452173 - 01/19/18 05:31 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Anyone using Mixcraft Pro, can we talk about BIAB Drag 'n Drop? [Re: Matt Finley]
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Excellent. Thank you. That should do it.

By the way, I’m experimenting now with another DAW, Samplitude.
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