Easy To Edit The Fades Used In Automatic Mode

Set how long it takes to slide between two ‘volume stop‘ levels. How long it takes to ‘fade-in‘ the incoming song. How long it takes to ‘fade-out‘ the outgoing song. Independent settings for automatically and manually triggered song changes. How many seconds to remove from the start and end of each song. How long it takes the ‘fade-to-pause {right-click}‘ feature to slide the volume down to zero before pausing the song. How long the fade-out and delay take.

 

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Image shows control used to open the 'Fades' editor window. Use this control to open this editor. Use it to edit the fade duration settings used by the player in ‘Automatic‘ mode. All duration settings are measured in seconds or tenths of a second.

This lets you create custom fade duration settings that can be based on a location or an event. These settings can be saved as presets any time. They can be loaded or saved at any time during the operation of the player and are applied to all loaded lists.

The on (Image shows the fade is on.) / off (Image shows the fade is off.) status determines whether that fade is applied to songs when lists are created.

The following duration settings are also used in ‘Manual‘ mode.

  • Volume Fade
  • Fade-Out
  • Fade-Out Delay
  • Fade-To-Pause

Controls

Preset Name

  • The Name Of Your Preset This control shows the name of the loaded ‘Fades‘ preset. Use it to cancel changes you made to the preset.

NOTE: Changes made to a ‘Default Preset‘ must be saved using another name.

VOLUME

This duration setting determines how long it takes to slide the volume from its current level, up or down, to the new level you selected using the mouse. This duration is used when you left-click on a volume control to change the level on either the ‘current‘ and ‘next‘ deck. This duration is used in both ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Manual‘ mode. Setting this fade to zero will automatically turn it off (Image shows the fade is off.).

NOTE: See the ‘Volume Stop‘ editor for details on how to create custom levels.

FADE-IN

  • Image shows that the 'Fade-In' setting is applied to the song. The ‘Fade-In‘ duration setting determines how long it takes to bring the volume of the ‘next‘ song ( Incoming ), up from zero, to the same level as the ‘current‘ song.
    • In ‘Automatic‘ mode, the player uses this setting when the next song starts to play, whether you or the player started it. Setting this fade to zero will automatically turn it off (Image shows the fade is off.) and will prevent you from selecting it in the ‘When (Right-Click) Pausing/Mutingpreference window.
    • In ‘Manual‘ mode, there are separate controls that allow you to set independent ‘fade-in‘ and ‘fade-out‘ duration settings. See the ‘Mix‘ control for details.
    NOTE: See the ‘Activate‘, ‘Deactivate‘ and ‘Invert‘ ‘Display Grid {Right-Click}‘ menu options for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade globally for songs in a list.
    See the associated display grid columns for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade for individual songs in a list.

AUTO FADE-OUT

Image shows that the 'Fade-Out' setting is applied to the song. The ‘Auto Fade-Out‘ duration setting determines how long it takes to bring the volume of the ‘current‘ song down to zero when it reaches the end and triggers an automatic song change. This setting is only used in ‘Automatic‘ mode . Setting this fade to zero will automatically turn it off (Image shows the fade is off.) and will prevent you from selecting it in the ‘When (Right-Click) Pausing/Mutingpreference window.

NOTE: See the ‘Activate‘, ‘Deactivate‘ and ‘Invert‘ ‘Display Grid {Right-Click}‘ menu options for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade globally for songs in a list.
See the associated display grid columns for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade for individual songs in a list.

NEXT FADE-OUT

The ‘Next Fade-Out‘ duration setting determines how long it takes to bring the volume of the ‘current‘ song down to zero when you start the ‘next‘ song by clicking on the ‘Play‘ control or using the ‘volume stop‘ feature on the ‘next‘ deck. This setting is only used in ‘Automatic‘ mode. Setting this fade to zero will automatically turn it off (Image shows the fade is off.) and will prevent you from selecting it in the ‘When (Right-Click) Pausing/Mutingpreference window.

Global CUE

Image shows that the 'Global Cue' setting is applied to the song. The ‘Global Cue‘ duration setting is the number of seconds to remove from the beginning of every song you apply it to. Changing this setting or switching between ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Manual‘ mode changes the duration of every song and is reflected immediately in their play-time and that of the loaded lists. Setting it to zero will automatically turn it off. (Image shows the fade is off.).

NOTE: Any ‘Manual Cue‘ positions created using the ‘Cue‘ deck that are applied to a song, always override this setting..
See the ‘Activate‘, ‘Deactivate‘ and ‘Invert‘ ‘Display Grid {Right-Click}‘ menu options for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade globally for songs in a list.
See the associated display grid columns for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade for individual songs in a list.

Global END-CUT

Image shows that the 'Global End-Cut' setting is applied to the song. The ‘Global End-Cut‘ duration setting is the number of seconds to remove from the end of every song you apply it to. Changing this setting or switching between ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Manual‘ mode changes the duration of every song and is reflected immediately in their play-time and that of the loaded lists. Setting it to zero will automatically turn it off. (Image shows the fade is off.).

NOTE: Any ‘Manual End-Cut‘ positions created using the ‘Cue‘ deck that are applied to a song, always override this setting..
See the ‘Activate‘, ‘Deactivate‘ and ‘Invert‘ ‘Display Grid {Right-Click}‘ menu options for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade globally for songs in a list.
See the associated display grid columns for details on how to set the on / off status of this fade for individual songs in a list.

FADE-TO-PAUSE

The ‘Fade-To-Pause‘ duration setting is the amount of time the player takes to fade the volume down to zero before pausing the song. You start the ‘fade-to-pause‘ feature by right-clicking on the ‘Pause‘ control. This setting is used by both ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Manual‘ modes. Setting this fade to zero will automatically turn it off (Image shows the fade is off.) and will prevent you from selecting it in the ‘When (Right-Click) Pausing/Mutingpreference window.

FADE-OUT DELAY

Image shows control used to turn the 'Fade-Out Delay' on & off. The ‘Fade-Out Delay‘ setting is the amount of time to delay before the ‘fade-out‘ feature is started. This setting in used by both ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Manual‘ modes. Use this control on the face of the player to toggle the on (Image shows the fade is on.) and off (Image shows the fade is off.) status of this feature. The duration setting is displayed in the control. Setting this duration to zero will automatically disable this control.

FADE-OUT

Image shows control used to initiate the 'Fade-Out' of the current song. The ‘Fade-Out‘ duration setting is the amount of time the player takes to ‘fade-out‘ the ‘current‘ song and then stop it. This setting is used by both ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Manual‘ modes. Use this control to initiate the ‘fade-out‘ feature. The current duration of this fade is displayed in the control. Setting this fade to zero will automatically disable this control.

Important: You cannot stop this feature once it has been started.

Image shows the fade is on.

These images show the on (Image shows the fade is on.) and off (Image shows the fade is off.) status of the individual fade settings available in this free music player. Click on the fade name control to toggle the on / off status. A change to the status is reflected by the name control having a red border.
(IE: Volume Fade [ 0 -> 9.9 ] & Global Cue [ 0 -> 59 ])

Image shows the control used to set a fade duration setting.

Image shows control used to select a specific duration setting. Click these controls to open a pop-up list and select the corresponding duration. These controls show the current value of each duration. Changes made to any setting are reflected by the corresponding control having a red border.
(IE: 4.2Auto Fade Out & 4.5Global End-Cut)

SAVE

Use this control to save the changes made to the ‘Fades‘ preset. When this control is used the player overwrites the library without asking you to confirm. Use the corresponding control on the ‘Presets Review‘ window to save the changes using another name.

NOTE: Changes made to a ‘Default Preset‘ must be saved using another name.