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Karaoke CD+G Creator
Create CD+G song with PowerWizard
Import MIDI karaoke
Create song with duets
Getting started
User interface
Soundtrack panel
Shortcut bar
Lyrics editor
Entering lyrics
Import lyrics from the text file
Import lyrics from MIDI Karaoke file
Paste lyrics
Search for lyrics
Working with soundtracks
Playback controls
Synchronizing lyrics
Modifying synchronization using soundtrack panel
Adjust current word dialog box
Shift Labels
Creating CD+G files
Using CD+G Preview window
Using styles
Modifying CD+G settings
Display modes
Writing CD+G Files
Playing CD+G files
What's new
Getting results
Removing vocals
Creating duets
Duet Wizard
Full duet synchronization
Duet settings
Using CD+G Events
Clear Screen event
Colors event
Countdown event
Display Image event
Duet event
Overprint image
Set Text Area event
Text Settings event
Using title and credit images
Displaying images in the middle of the song
Displaying image and lyrics at the same time
Displaying images using styles
Searching for MIDI karaoke on the web
Batch file create
Batch MIDI import
Advanced lyrics import
Exporting lyrics
Adjusting program settings
Automatic countdowns
BIN/CDG converting functions
Command reference
Pro version
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Advanced lyrics import

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pro only Note: This feature is available in Pro version only.


Import lyrics with timing command from Toolbox menu allows to import the lyrics stored in a text file along with the synchronization information.


The sample text file might look like this:


00:16.540 00:16.840 On

00:16.842 00:17.100 a

00:17.102 00:17.360 dark

00:17.362 00:17.660 desert

00:17.666 00:17.800 highway\n

00:19.010 00:19.300 Cool

00:19.429 00:19.521 wind


It contains the start and the end time of a word. The end of the line is marked by \n symbol.


After the import is complete you may review the results by playing the file or inspecting time labels in the soundtrack panel.




Lyrics file

Select the text file containing the lyrics.


File preview

Here you can see the contents of the selected file.


Time format

Choose the appropriate time format. Following formats can be used:





milliseconds only




File format

Select the format of the file. Following settings are available:


Begin time only

File contains only the start time of the word

Begin and end times

File contains both the start and the end time of the word



Choose the separator between start time, end time, and text. The defaults are any space or tab characters.


Max word length

If no end time for the word is given, PowerKaraoke assumes that the ending time is the beginning time of the next word, but word duration cannot be longer than value specified by this option.


New line

Enter the text string that is used to mark a new line of text. By default it is '\n'.


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