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  • My recordings are too loud and are distorting! What do I do?

    Distortion can ruin a good recording, and the worst part is, once you've recorded distorted audio, there's no way to fix it. If your meters are lighting the meters up all the way and the peak indicato...

  • Recording Is Not Working

    You can play audio, but you can't record anything! There can be many reasons why this is not working. Here are a few:  1.Make sure your hardware/microphone/guitar is plugged in properly! 2.Make sure t...

  • Recordings Are Not In Sync

    There are a couple of possibilities here: The starting position of my recordings is wrong. If the start offset of the recording is wrong, you can try the following suggestions: Adjust the sound manual...

  • I'm trying to record, but I'm not getting any sound!

    Make sure you have the correct recording source selected. To choose your recording source in Mixcraft, click on the small down arrow that appears to the right of the Arm button on track you want to us...

  • Skipping or gapping when recording the audio output of another application

    If you're recording the playback from another program, like a MIDI sequencer or any other audio program, and you experience small drop-outs, skipped audio or gaps in the recorded audio, try turning of...

  • New Tracks Are Recording Sound From Other Tracks

    First, make sure you've selected the correct recording source. If possible, it's best to choose a specific source, instead of something general like stereo mix, what you hear or digital wave. For exam...

  • Recordings Are Drifting And/Or Start At The Wrong Time

    Welcome to the world of inaccurate timing and sound cards. If you are overdubbing and notice that your recordings are not lining up properly at the start, you'll need to adjust the offset or start tim...

  • Help! The recording level of my Samson C01U is way too low!

    Samson has provided instructions for adjusting the volume level of your C01U in Windows here. These instructions are for Windows XP, but the principle would be the same for other versions of Windows....

  • ASIO Is Not Available

    Assuming you have an interface or sound device that came with an ASIO driver, make sure you have the latest drivers for it. Go to the manufacturers website to download and install the latest drivers. ...

  • I Can't Hear Myself During Recording!

    Some sound cards or USB devices do not have a way to monitor the live recording. If you can't hear yourself or whatever you are recording, you can use Mixcraft to play the source during recording by m...