General Preferences

These preferences let you set the tuning of software instruments, set the volume and output for the metronome, choose what happens when you open MainStage, reset alerts, and set whether screen controls highlight when their parameter values change.

Tuning
  • Tuning slider: Sets the tuning for all software instruments in MainStage. Tuning is centered around A440 Hz, in the range of 100 cents.
Metronome
  • Volume slider: Drag the slider to set the relative volume for the metronome sound.
Startup
Alerts
  • Reset Warnings button: Click to reset the behavior of alerts for which you have selected the “Do not show again” checkbox, so that they appear in the future when appropriate conditions occur.
Parameter Values