User Guides v3.0

Command Line Options

Cantabile supports the command line options listed below.

Note that if Cantabile is already running, most of these commands will be ignored and instead the existing Cantabile window will be activated.

fileName
Name of the file to open. Can be a .cantabileSong, .cantabile, .cantabileSetList or .cantabilelicense file
/config:configname
The name of the configuration to use. See Multiple Configurations
/state:stateName
When loading a song also specified on the command line, load it with this state
/dontstartengine
Don't automatically start the audio engine. Cantabile will not process audio/MIDI until the engine is manually started (via the power button top right of main window, or Tools Menu -> Run Audio Engine).
/minimized
Run with the main window minimized
/maximized
Run with the main window maximized
/regserver
Create shell association for Cantabile files
/unregserver
Remove shell associations for Cantabile files