|Microsoft DirectX 9.0|
The following list describes the standard track types implemented by Microsoft DirectMusic. The class identifiers, such as CLSID_DirectMusicBandTrack, are used to identify track types in calls to various methods.
|Track type||Class GUID||Purpose|
|Chord||CLSID_DirectMusicChordTrack||Used to convert
|Command||CLSID_DirectMusicCommandTrack||Used in template segments to compose chord tracks, and in style segments to determine which patterns are played. Sends messages of type DMUS_NOTIFICATION_PMSG for GUID_NOTIFICATION_COMMAND notifications.|
|Lyrics||CLSID_DirectMusicLyricsTrack||Used to synchronize words with music. Generates messages of type DMUS_LYRIC_PMSG.|
|Marker||CLSID_DirectMusicMarkerTrack||Used for flow control. The marker track can hold valid start times for the segment, and play times at which new segments can be cued. For more information, see Segment Timing.|
|Motif||CLSID_DirectMusicMotifTrack||Used to play motifs to accompany other segments. Sends messages of type DMUS_CURVE_PMSG, DMUS_NOTE_PMSG, and DMUS_NOTIFICATION_PMSG (for GUID_NOTIFICATION_MEASUREANDBEAT notifications).|
|Parameter control||CLSID_DirectMusicParamControlTrack||Controls the settings on tools, effects, and any other objects that support the IMediaParams interface.|
|Pattern||CLSID_DirectMusicPatternTrack||Contains a single musical
|Script||CLSID_DirectMusicScriptTrack||Calls routines in an audio script.|
|Segment trigger||CLSID_DirectMusicSegmentTriggerTrack||Triggers the playback of segments. This track enables the author of a file to cue a segment from within a segment, rather than leaving this up to the application developer.|
|Sequence||CLSID_DirectMusicSeqTrack||Sends sequence messages of type DMUS_NOTE_PMSG and DMUS_MIDI_PMSG. Used in segments based on MIDI files. Also sends messages of type DMUS_CURVE_PMSG for segments saved in the .sgt format.|
|Signpost||CLSID_DirectMusicSignPostTrack||Used in template segments to compose chord tracks.|
|Style||CLSID_DirectMusicStyleTrack||Fundamental track for segments based on
|SysEx||CLSID_DirectMusicSysExTrack||Sends system exclusive messages of type DMUS_SYSEX_PMSG. Used in segments based on MIDI files.|
|Tempo||CLSID_DirectMusicTempoTrack||Controls the tempo of the performance.|
|Time Signature||CLSID_DirectMusicTimeSigTrack||Sends messages of type DMUS_TIMESIG_PMSG as well as GUID_NOTIFICATION_MEASUREANDBEAT notifications. The time signature track exists in imported MIDI files and authored segments specifically created with one. In most cases, the style track implements the time signature track's functionality, so it is not necessary for a segment that contains a style track to contain a time signature track as well.
The Time Signature track supports the IDirectMusicTrack interface, but not IDirectMusicTrack8.
|Wave||CLSID_DirectMusicWaveTrack||Sends messages of type DMUS_WAVE_PMSG to play time-stamped wave sounds.|