Manual
Introduction
Installation
Invoking MusE
Window Reference Guide
Creating your setup
Getting Started
Software synthesizers coming with MusE
External Software synthesizers
Postproduction
Reference Information

MusE is a MIDI/Audio sequencer with recording and editing capabilities, written by Werner Schweer and is published under the GNU General Public License. The latest release of MusE can be found at the MusE hompage: http://www.muse-sequencer.org

HINT: Altough this manual is in a wiki (mediawiki) it should not be developed like one because we want to use this pages to create a PDF from it and a wiki (in the sense of the Wikipedia) isn't meant for printing rather then for crosslinked reading.

Contents

Introduction

  • From Where, To Where?
  • Features of MusE
  • MusE And Others
  • Credits
  • Disclaimer

Installation

  • How to Obtain MusE
  • System Requirements
  • (Other) Supported Platforms
  • Why Realtime Matters
  • Installation Of A Binary Package
  • Compilation And Installation
  • Setuid-root

Invoking MusE

  • Invoking MusE
  • Command Line Options
  • File Types Recognized by MusE

Window Reference Guide

General Interface Knowledge

  • The Main Window
    • Menu Bar
    • Button Bar
    • Trackinfo
    • Trackhead
    • Trackdata

Edit

  • The Pianoroll Editor
  • The Drum Editor
  • The List Editor
  • The Mastertrack Graphic Editor
  • The Mastertrack List Editor
  • Midi Transpose
  • Midi Transform

View

  • Transport Panel
  • Bigtime Window
  • Mixer
  • Cliplist
  • Marker

Structure

  • Global Cut
  • Global Insert
  • Global Split
  • Copy Range
  • Cut events

Midi

  • Edit Instrument
    • Transpose
    • Midi Input Transform
    • Midi Input Filter
    • Midi Remote Control
    • Random Rithm Generator
  • Reset Instrument
  • Init Instrument
  • Local Off

Audio

  • Bounce To Track
  • Bounce To File
  • Restart Audio

Automation

  • Mixer Automation
  • Take Snapshot
  • Clear Autotmation Data

Settings

  • Global Settings
  • Configure Shortcuts
  • The Metronome
  • Midi Sync
  • Midi File Export
  • Appearance Settings
  • Midi Ports/ Soft Synths

Creating your setup

  • MIDI Basics
  • MIDI concepts
  • Master Keyboard Technique
  • Diffrent Midi Connection Concepts
  • MusE's Midi Instances
  • Midi Setup Verification
  • IDF Controller and Sound Abstraction

Getting Started

  • Creating A New Song
  • Diffrent Types of Tracks
    • Midi/Drum Track
    • Audio Group
    • Input
    • Output
    • Aux
  • Recording Events
  • Step Recording
  • Use MusE's Internal Software Synthesizers
  • Use Software Synthesizers In General
  • The audio mixer settings
  • LADSPA effects section for AUDIO
  • MIDI filter
  • Working with audio tracks
  • Using Jamin for Audio Record
  • Project concept

Software synthesizers coming with MusE

  • Vam
  • Organ
  • S1
  • fluid
  • fluidsynth
  • deicsonze
  • simpledrums

External Software synthesizers

A reference what external synthesizers are there.

Postproduction

  • OGG/MP3
  • Publish Music
  • License Issue

Reference Information

  • Shortcuts summary
  • Python interface
  • FAQ
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