File Type


ACID Project File (*.acd)

An ACID project file contains all of the information about a single project. Track layout, envelope settings, and effects parameters are saved in this project file. This type of file does not contain any media, but only references to media files.

ACID Project with Embedded Media

An ACID Zip file contains all of a project’s media files and the project file in a compressed format.

Acid Pro  Saving and Renaming the Current ProjectIf you save a project in .acd-zip format, the project file and all media files are copied to a temporary folder. If you continue to work on your project after saving the .acd-zip file, your changes will be saved to the files in this temporary folder. You can change the location of the temporary folder on the Folders tab of the Preferences dialog.

Save As

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File Menu

From the Save As dialog, you can save the current project to a different location or with a new name.

If you want to save a file to a new format, choose Render As from the File menu.

  1. From the File menu, choose Save As. The Save As dialog is displayed.

  1. Choose a drive and folder from the Save in drop-down list, or use the browse window to locate the folder where you want to save your project.

  1. Type a name in the File name box, or select a file in the browse window to replace an existing project.

  2. Choose a file type from the Save as type drop-down list.

Acid Pro  Saving and Renaming the Current ProjectSelect the Copy all media with project check box to create copies of each of the project’s media files in the same location as the project file. This allows you to collect all of a project’s assets in a single location.

  1. Click the Save button.

Saving and Renaming the Current Project