The MIDI file format can be understood by music programs from many different companies, including most sequencer programs, even on other operating systems. If you prefer to compose by improvising in your favorite sequencer, you could save your piece as a standard MIDI file and let Finale notate it for you. The Open dialog box appears. Double-click the desired document name.
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The MIDI file format can be understood by music programs from many different companies, including most sequencer programs, even on other operating systems. If you prefer to compose by improvising in your favorite sequencer, you could save your piece as a standard MIDI file and let Finale notate it for you.
The Open dialog box appears. Double-click the desired document name. Choose Tracks Become Staves to convert each sequencer track into a Finale staff. In either case, Finale chooses a clef for each resultant staff based on the range of notes in the track.
If it discovers that the notes in a track have a very wide range, it automatically notates its contents on two staves. Click Quant Settings. The Quantization Settings dialog box appears. Click the icon representing your smallest note value. Choose your quantization type. Click More Settings. The More Quantization Settings dialog box appears. Select the quantization settings you desire. You can select options for grace notes and voice 2, as well as retain key velocities and note durations. Choose Key and Time Signature options.
If want to hear the sequence played back with its original tempo fluctuations and continuous data controllers and wheels , make sure Tempo Changes and Continuous Data are selected. These options capture some of the MIDI performance data from your sequence.
Or, for smaller sectional changes, use the Retranscribe function. Keep in mind that any playback data will be retained in the MIDI file. This includes tempo changes for those sequencers that support a tempo, or conductor, track , dynamics, pitch wheel data, MIDI channel assignments, in addition to Human Playback settings configured in the Playback Settings dialog box.
To export a specific region, in the Playback Settings dialog box , select Observe Playback Region when saving to MIDI or audio file, and the specify the region you would like to export in the options above. Remember that you are exporting a MIDI file, text and layout will not be retained in this format. Make sure that you have assigned instruments correctly one for each resultant sequencer track. When Finale creates a MIDI sequencer file, it places the music assigned to each instrument in the Score Manager in a separate sequencer track.
Therefore, make sure the instrument configuration is set up the same way you want the resultant tracks set up. See MIDI channels for further instructions.
Lyrics, chords, and repeats Tutorial 6: Adding markings Tutorial 7: Formatting your music Tutorial 8: Leave feedback on this topic Finale for Mac Copyright and trademarks. With MusicXML you can create music in one program and share your results — back and forth — with people using other programs. Note that features introduced in Finale and later are not available in previous versions of Finale; for example, a MUS document with a keyless key signature that has been exported from Finale or later will eport accidentals when opened in Finale Depending on the Finale playback the Audio file options may or may not include the audio format. You can use iTunes to convert. Leave feedback on this prinntmusic Finale for Mac.