The File Browser makes it easy to navigate through files on your computer or through your custom collections.
The Bookmarks section contains a list of bookmarked directories. Double-clicking on a directory will show its contents in the file list below.
Zrythm provides standard bookmarks for
Desktop, which correspond
to the home and desktop directories of the current
Custom bookmarks can be added by right-clicking on a directory in the file list and selecting Add Bookmark.
Similarly, custom bookmarks can be removed by right-clicking on the bookmark and selecting Delete.
By default, only supported files will be shown in the file list. To also show unsupported files, enable Show unsupported files in the file browser preferences.
Audio and MIDI files can be auditioned by making use of the auditioning controls at the bottom of the file list.
Trigger playback of the selected file.
Stop playback of the selected file.
Control the loudness of the output audio.
The selected instrument will be used for playing back MIDI files. In the above example, the Helm instrument is selected.
Auto-play (automatically playing back the selected file when the selection changes) can be enabled in the preferences below.
Clicking the cog icon will bring up the preferences for the file browser.
Information, such as metadata, for the selected file is always shown at the bottom of the file panel.
Files are imported into the project by either double-clicking or dragging and dropping into the timeline.
An additional file browser with similar functionalities is available by clicking the Popup File Browser button near the bottom right of the main window.