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How to import BeatMaker 2 projects & presets into BeatMaker 3

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BeatMaker 3 can import BeatMaker 2 projects & presets. This article describes how to transfer your files from BeatMaker 2 to BeatMaker 3.

- Open the BeatMaker 2 app. Load the project (or the project that contains the preset) you would like to import into BeatMaker 3

- If you want to transfer a preset and haven’t saved it individually yet, make sure to do so by pressing the “SAVE PRESET” button from the Drum Machine or Keyboard Sampler view. When prompted for a location to save your preset, check the “COPY SAMPLES” option, then press “SAVE”.

- If you want to transfer a project, open the navigation pop-up view and tap on the “CURRENT PROJECT” button, then “SAVE AS”. When prompted for a location to save your project, check the “COPY SAMPLES” option, then press “SAVE”.

- From the navigation pop-up view, press the File transfer button:

- Press the “FILE TRANSFER” button to use a FTP software to transfer your project or preset to your computer. Alternatively, you can use your Dropbox account by pressing the “DROPBOX” button. Make sure to transfer both the bm2/bmk2 file and the samples folder

- Close BeatMaker 2 and open the BeatMaker 3 app

- Transfer your BeatMaker 2 preset from your computer or Dropbox account to BeatMaker 3. For more information on importing files into BeatMaker 3, please follow this article.

- Open the Browser within BeatMaker 3 and switch to Files mode by pressing this button:

 

- To open a preset, locate your bmk2 preset file within the Browser, select it and press the “Load Bank” button. Your BeatMaker 2 preset file is now loaded to the currently selected bank

- To open a project, locate your bm2 project file within the Browser, select it and press the “Load” button

 

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