You can create your own classic SmartMusic assessment files, as well as solos with accompaniment, exercises, and warm-ups, or files for web-based SmartMusic in Finale. You can save any Finale file or MIDI file as a SmartMusic Accompaniment (SMPX file) for classic SmartMusic, upload any existing MIDI, MXL, XML, and MusicXML file to web-based SmartMusic, and convert SMPX files to SmartMusic Zip files (SMZ) for use in web-based SmartMusic.
In this tutorial, we'll begin by preparing an existing Finale document for use in classic SmartMusic. Once the file has been edited, we'll follow step-by-step instructions for creating each of the four accompaniment types. If you'd like to review the different types of accompaniment first, you can skip ahead to Saving a SmartMusic Accompaniment.
Web-based SmartMusic can use MIDI, MXL, XML, MusicXML, and SMZ files. We'll follow the steps to export MIDI, MXL, XML, and MusicXML files and learn how to convert your existing classic SmartMusic files to files that can be used in web-based SmartMusic.