VirtualDek 2.0 Screenshots and Explanations (designed for 1024x768 screen resolution, optimum)
 
 

The Region and Selection Edit Panel

Detailed Description of Each Flashing Number:

1

Click here to select the Start Position. When this is Selected, all Zoom operations will be relative to the Start Position (8)

2
Click here to select the End Position. When this is Selected, all Zoom operations will be relative to the End Position (9)
3
Click here to Zoom into the Selection. The Selection will fully appear in the Display. Click on it again and again to Squeeze the Selection tighter into the Display.
4
Click here to Zoom Out fully. You will see the Entire Song in the Display.
5
Click here to Zoom In to the Waveform. You will Zoom towards either the Selection Start or Selection End depending on what you have selected in (1 & 2)
6
Click here to Zoom Out of the Waveform. You will Zoom Out relative to the Selection Start or Selection End depending on what you have selected in (1 & 2)
7
The Wavedisplay. Shows a graphical representation of the Loaded Song. You need a graphical representation of a Song to be able to easily find the starting positions of Bass Drums and other sections of the Song.
8
The Selection Start Pointer. This line shows you where the Selection Start begins. An 'S' on the Line clarifies this. You can Drag the 'S' with your Mouse pointer left and right to move it. To define the Starting Pointer you can also LEFT CLICK the mouse anywhere in the WaveDisplay.
9
The Selection End Pointer. This line shows you where the Selection End is. An 'E' on the Line clarifies this. You can Drag the 'E' with your Mouse pointer left and right to move it. To define the End Pointer you can also RIGHT CLICK the mouse anywhere in the WaveDisplay.
10
The Current Cursor Play Position. Shows the current playing position in the Song. This moves if you are playing the Song. It remains still if you stop the Song.
11
The Position Scroll Bar. Move/Drag this Left or Right to view any part of the Songs Waveform.
12
Click here to Shift the Current Selection to the Left. It will shift to the Left by the same amount as its own length, so if the selection is 1 second long, it will shift to the Left by 1 second. This is great for moving through the Beats of the song. (provided the selection is quantized to precisely One Beat in length) See Snap Quantize (17)
13
Click here to Shift the Current Selection to the Right. It will shift to the Right by the same amount as its own length, so if the selection is 1 second long, it will shift to the Right by 1 second. This is great for moving through the Beats of the song. (provided the selection is quantized to precisely One Beat in length) See Snap Quantize (17)
14
Click here to Half the Selection Length.
15
Click here to Double the Selection Length.
16
Click here to Select All of the Song. You may need to Zoom Out fully (4) to view the Full Selection (Song)
17
Snap Quantize. Click here to cause any Drag operations on the Start and End Pointers to Snap the Pointer to a Quantized position that is in time with the Beat of the Song. You must make sure that the BPM for the song is detected accurately to fully rely on the precision of this function.
18
Starts or Stops play of the respective Song.
19
Click here to Export the Current Selection as an MP3, WMA or WAV file. You may wish to take a small portion of the Song such as a Vocal Break, or Instrument etc... and Export it so that you can ReLoad it into a Sample Pad or even use it as a new Ringtone for your Mobile Phone. Please see The Export Audio Panel for more information on Exporting Audio.
20
Click here to Close the Window.
21
Click here to Save the Current Selection to the Selected Region (23).
22
Click here to Load the Selected Region into a Current Selection.
23
Region Selector. Select a Region which you wish to either Load or Save. There are currently a total of Five Regions available in VirtualDek 2.0
24
Displays the Start Position in Samples of the Selection. A sample is One unit of Audio (there are 4 Bytes of information in one Stereo 16-Bit Sample, there are 44,100 Samples in 1 Second of Audio using a Sample Rate of 44.1kHz)
25
Displays the End Position in Samples of the Selection. See above for a description of a Sample (24).
26
Displays the Total length in Samples of the Selection. See (24) for a description of a Sample.

 

 
 
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