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Ken Metcalf


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Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 9 Feb 2014 5:47 pm     Reply with quote

Just biab files that will work in biab
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Jim Smerk


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Ohio, USA
Post Posted 9 Feb 2014 6:09 pm     Reply with quote

Yes, I understand that. But different BiaB files can use different sound sources. Smile

Some use strictly a GM, GS, or XG software sound source, or a hardware synth like a Roland SC55, to create the audio, like a Midi file does.

Some use a mixture of a sound source along with the Real Drums & Real Tracks that are available.

And some use nothing but Real Drums & Real Tracks.

I was just wondering if the uploads are limited to one type, or if any of them can be used. Of course there are limitations to the Real Tracks that can be used, because each person would have to have the same ones for the file to play correctly.

For example, I have the newest BiaB 2014 Program itself, but NOT the newest Real Tracks, I only have up to Real Track Set 154, and there are now 205, thus I am missing 51 sets. So if some used, say, Set 178, I would not hear it the way they intended. Sad Cool
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Ken Metcalf


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Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 10 Feb 2014 6:43 am     Reply with quote

It should just sub for something if you don't have it.
I would think you can just pick and choose from what you have but it should work no problem.


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Jim Smerk


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Post Posted 10 Feb 2014 8:30 am     Reply with quote

OK, Thanks for the info Ken! Cool
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Ken Metcalf


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Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 11 Feb 2014 6:28 am     Reply with quote

I just noticed there is a public file in my dropbox that may be a better idea for this. Anyone tried it or have more experience with this type of cloud type situation?
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Lee Bartram


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Sparta, Kentucky, USA
Post Posted 11 Feb 2014 11:01 am     help downloading Reply with quote

first off I am computer challenged so please make it basic if you answer, I have been tryin for about a week now to download the drop box using the 1st link that was refered to by Ken. It starts and says that it downloaded the drop box exe. then never goes any farther. It shows I should get a box to click allowing user account controls and then one that says dropbox setup but i never get either of these that I can click on.what am I doing wrong? I have windows 7 and useinternet explorer..
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Ken Metcalf


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Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 11 Feb 2014 12:42 pm     Reply with quote

Try looking in the little green arrow in the upper right hand corner of your computer.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/j1he0moqewm3n8d/3%20Last%20Date.MGU
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Ken Metcalf


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Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 12 Feb 2014 6:52 am     Reply with quote

In win 7 when you down load.. on my computer ... I am using Firefox browser. it goes quickly up to the right hand corner an arrow between a star and a little house.
What this does is putting it in your download folder.. If I click the Microsoft button in the lower left hand corner, in mine click my name Ken so look for your name. Click on the downloads file and that's where it should be.

Copy and paste into BB file in biab.
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Stuart Legg


Post Posted 25 Feb 2014 9:10 pm     Reply with quote

I don't understand the problem.
Everyone make up there own folder and share on demand (ask if anyone has it) from storage files and add it to their folder. Here's an old file I have no idea what it is but I know you can download it from my storage files. It just gets to complicated to do it any other way. It's a lot easier to ask for what you want than to have to wade thru acres of songs you don't want.
some kinda crap
I make my desktop my folder and put that as a folder in my BIAB Favorites. so when I download a file it goes to my desktop and then I select it from the desktop folder in my BIAB Favorites. To upload I just go to Box.net where my files are stored and copy and paste the url as I did here. I'm using Audiophile 2012 and I upgrade to another Audiophile every 3yrs costs $299 to upgrade. It originally cost me around $600.
I'm not bragging I'm complaining.
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Ken Metcalf


From:
Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 26 Feb 2014 3:53 pm     Reply with quote

I would have to agree... and when I started this I was thinking that some examples of styles, walk ups, changes in the middle of songs etc. used as examples for questions or discussion. But it seemed to go from very little interest to a very wide spread of ideas for use.
I stated in the beginning it is so easy to email songs that there is not much point in creating a large library of songs as Jim Barron has done this for us.
There are experienced users and day one people trying to learn.
It seems as bad as trying to organize a steel guitar club.
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Ken Metcalf


From:
Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 10 Dec 2017 12:21 pm     Reply with quote

Bumping this up
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Norman Evans


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Tennessee
Post Posted 11 Dec 2017 10:26 am     Reply with quote

I just downloaded some files. Works great! Thanks, Norm
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Ken Metcalf


From:
Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 14 Dec 2017 1:43 pm     Reply with quote

P.S. if you sign up on the link this account will gain more free memory space. THANK YOU !

The 2nd link is the link to the folder and could be given to anyone.

CLICK to Sign up https://db.tt/WH1ZNTHt

Click to go to Dropbox files https://www.dropbox.com/sh/b9rrw6vqsxiu544/CTY1qJpzdA
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Ken Metcalf


From:
Converse Texas USA
Post Posted 12 Apr 2018 1:23 pm     Reply with quote

I will put some Practice Jam tracks on here that are not BIAB.
If anyone has a request or idea let me know.
Also others can add to this.
Steel guitar rag added.
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Pete Nicholls


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Macon, Georgia, USA
Post Posted 15 Apr 2018 4:54 am     Reply with quote

Why not use the Yahoo BIAB archve?

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Band-in-a-Box-Files/info

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Band-in-a-Box-Files2/info
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