HELP Sonar exporting problems

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  1. macombaland

    macombaland Guest

    I use sonar 4 and a tascam us122. Windows XP

    Im trying to export a song from sonar in wav form however when i export it then try to play it windows media player says it cant find the codec.

    I should add that I have done this hundreds of times without problems. I must have this song done before tomorrow!! please help!
  2. hueseph

    hueseph Well-Known Member

    Oct 31, 2005
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Watch the bit/sample rate. Windows MP will not recognize anything above 16 bit 44.1 Khz.
  3. jonyoung

    jonyoung Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2003
    Download Audacity, it's free and supports all popular bit depths.
  4. Reggie

    Reggie Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2004
    When you get to the export mixdown menu, what options are showing before you hit OK?
  5. CoyoteTrax

    CoyoteTrax Well-Known Member

    May 25, 2005
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    Yup, sounds to me like you may have forgotten to select all your tracks and convert the audio format to 16-bit. Then you export from 16-bit to .wav

    Without converting to 16-bit forst (in Sonar anyway) you get an unuseable .wav file.
  6. jonyoung

    jonyoung Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2003
    I'd still download Audacity, since once you do a bitrate conversion in Sonar, you can't undo it. Leave the master tracks at 24 bit. Or copy all tracks to another folder first.

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