Many people love to sing for pleasure or even for work. Singing is good for health and at the same time is a great way to socialize with other people. Karaoke is the best way to become a full-fledged singer, and is one of the favorite hobbies of millions of people around the world, both young and old.
To make karaoke and start singing on your favorite backing tracks there are several ways. The most used ways are the following:
1. Use a comptuer and karaoke software like Kanto Player (read also how to organize a karaoke party)
2. Use hardware devices called Singing Machines
In this article we will focus on these karaoke machines that are designed to read karaoke CDs (CD+G Disks) or Video Karaoke files and show the lyrics on a screen. There are dozens and dozens of types of Singing Machine, and just take a ride on Google to find out how many models and variants exist. On SingingMachine.com website you can find all the versions. The most popular are: SML283 Singing Machine with myrcophone, Singing Machine Vibe, Singing Machine Agua, SML625BT, Singing Machine JUKEBOX, SML343BT, Singing Machine iSM1030BT, Singing Machine Fiesta Plus, Singing Machine Remix, STVG series, etc….
How to Create Video Karaoke for your Singing Machine
If you have some CD+G disks or you have some MP3 that you would like to play on Singing Machine, we suggest you to try the following software:
- Kanto Karaoke Video Creator
- Kanto Syncro
Both programs are able to convert and create MP4 files, that are compatibile with all Singing Machine. In this way you can play a lot of new karaoke songs with your SM.
Kanto Karaoke Video Creator
Kanto Karaoke Video Creator is one of the best software to convert CDG+MP3 to MP4 for Singing Machine. You just need to load the files on the program and start conversion to MP4
It helps you also to convert MID/KAR/KFN karaoke files to MP4.
Before the conversion, be sure to select the correct Video Encoder: go to the menu OPTIONS>VIDEO SETTINGS and select the video encoder (H.264/MPEG AAC is supported also by Apple devices)
The program supports also the conversion in AVI format, with WAV audio encoder.
On the other side, Kanto Syncro is the best tool to create customized video karaoke files for your Singing Machine. You just need to load the mp3 (of the song) and the lyrics in the program. Then you will be able to synchronize lyrics with song and create the MP4 Video karaoke. More info on: how to add lyrics to MP3 to create MP4 video karaoke.
Thanks to Kanto Video Creator and Kanto Syncro you will able to create a great karaoke library for your Singing Machine! Just have a try now.
How much is the ‘Standard’ CDG to video creator, not the pro version ?
You mentioned how the Power video creator was expensive at $39 US.
Will this create a bin file ( karaoke file)) So I can put it onto A CD-R
You can create mp4 and then burn in cd
Question for the ISM1080 singing machine can i convert with your software CDG i have to put on a usb and attach to the singingmachine?
yes you can convert songs in mp4 and put in USB
How do I take MP4 files and change the title and names to show up on a Singing Machine?
I would like to add chords to the lyrics. Is this possible?
Yes but they should be on the same row, maybe using parentesis…