Audio Cues




    Audio Cues is designed for live performance. With just an Android phone or tablet, or a Chromebook that supports Google Play, you can create and run simple audio designs for theatre, dance, and other live entertainment. It can also be used by yoga teachers, massage therapists, or anyone else who wants to create and run playlists of music and other sound effects.

    In-App Purchase: Unlimited Shows and Cues
    Audio Cues permits up to 2 shows on each device and up to 10 cues per show without any payment or registration. An in-app purchase adds support for unlimited shows and cues.

    User guide

    Tech support
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    Audio Cues supports two different kinds of cues:
    Audio cues work with all standard audio file formats, including WAV, OGG and more.
    Fade cues can change volume, pan from left to right, or serve as Stop cues

    All cues have these features:
    • Cue number and title
    • Master, left and right volume
    • A trigger (the Go button, or with or after the previous cue)
    • A delay to run the cue a certain amount of time after the trigger
    • A shortcut to run the cue from a keyboard or remote control

    Audio cue features include:
    • A target pointing to a particular audio file
    • A starting point, letting you jump past the start of an audio file
    Number of play times, including support for infinite loops

    Fade cue features include:
    • A target pointing to a specific audio cue, or to all running cues
    • A fade duration
    Stop the target audio cue(s)

    Other features include:
    • Integration with Google Drive and local storage to transfer audio files to your Android device
    • Backup and restore of show designs to Google Drive and local storage

    Keyboard shortcuts:
    • Up and down cursor keys to scroll through the cue list
    • The space bar or Enter to trigger the Go button
    • Esc or Ctrl+Q to stop all running cues
    • Configurable keyboard shortcuts for navigation and running cues

    Recent new features
    • A notification with Play and Pause buttons is displayed when the app is in the background (v1.6)
    • Audio cues now have a "fade in" property (v1.5)
    • Import an audio file from the cue editing screen (v1.4)
    • Create an audio cue from the Manage Files screen (v1.4)
    • Copy and paste volume levels (v1.4)
    • Auto-renumber the cue list (v1.3)
    • Duplicate a show (v1.3)
    • Configurable keyboard and remote control support (v1.2)

    Audio File Storage
    The app's audio files are stored in this directory:
    /AudioCues/shows/[show title]

    You can import audio files from:
    • Google Drive
    • The device's internal storage
    • An SD card or thumb drive

    Other ways to copy audio files to the device include:
    • With a file manager app
    • From a desktop computer connected by USB cable (on macOS, use Android File Transfer, available through the Mac App Store)
    • Wirelessly with Bluetooth or with a file transfer app such as AirDroid

    To build audio files, we recommend using Audacity, a free desktop application that works on Windows, Mac and Linux:

    The developer
    Audio Cues was designed and developed by Seattle-based Radial Theater's Producing Director, David Gassner. In addition to being an active theatre artist, he teaches software development skills for LinkedIn Learning and

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