Help aligning video?

This is new territory for me. I need to score to a video. The downbeat is 0.43 seconds into the video, and the BPM is 77.

I’ve been fooling around with the video properties in Setup mode, but I can’t seem to align it. Can anyone help? Thanks!

Never mind, I think I got it! I set the beat count to 4, and the offset to 13 frames (0.43 seconds, 29.97 fps). The video now syncs to bar 2.

Just took a bit of trial and error. I’ll leave it here in case it’s useful to someone else. Maybe I’m the only one who thought this was hard initially… :clown_face:


You can also activate/add a tempo track, then use the TimeWarp tool to align any downbeat to the desired position with the mouse. This will create a tempo-change event, and the tempo automation segment immediately before this event will adjust accordingly (in bpm), but the tempo after the event will remain unchanged. Make sure your non-musical audio tracks are in Time Mode so they remain in sync with the video.
Edit: This is for Cubase at least, I missed the software you were on.