XF8 Song Files and Cubase


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I apologize in advance for my ignorance on this subject, but these are my questions:

I have been commissioned to create tracks for an upcoming female vocalist show. I use Cubase AI6 and a Motif XF8.
I have created the tracks (most of them) on Cubase in my Mac computer. My question is, can these audio files be directly imported into the XF8 Song Mode? There are 64 Song spaces in the XF8 in Song Mode. I'm assuming that I can load the Cubase audio files of these songs onto a Thumb Drive and then upload them into my XF8 and all will be the same? Will the songs transport exactly as I have composed them in Cubase?

I am aware of the additional FL512M flash memory that I can purchase for the XF8. Is this only for extra memory in addition to the memory that's already factory installed in the XF8? I am creating about 15 songs, total. I'm not sure of the size of these files, but they're just ordinary songs with rhythm section, strings, horns, etc. Nothing special. They each amount to about maybe 3 minutes each. They should all fit nicely into Song Mode on my keyboard, I think? Am I wrong?
Help. I appreciate any input. I feel so confused.

I want these songs to be available for use in my keyboard. I am creating tracks that include the rhythm section on the song, as well as duplicates of these tracks minus the rhythm section for use with a live rhythm section in live performance on stage.
I hope this makes sense.

Thanks for any input.
P
 
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If your Motif is anything like most synths the built in sequencer will load a standard GM MIDI file.

Your Cubase saves in its own proprietary format. You'll end up having to export the files as .MID files, then load them into the sequencer memory, then adjust the voices to the expanded soundset of the Motif, then save them again to another thumb drive in a format the Motif's sequencer recognizes natively.

Then again, Steinberg is owned by Yamaha so maybe they've made it easier for you somehow by supporting the native Motif format in the program?

I'm not sure.

Either way, reading the Cubase FAQs and studying the docs will tell you for sure which method you can use.
 
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Thanks for your response. I wasn't sure whether you could just export Audio files into the keyboard and not deal with the MIDI part of it.
Anyway, I'll check it out. Thanks again.
 
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