Cue or CUE may refer to:

Event markers

  • Sensory cue, in perception (experimental psychology)
  • Cue (theatrical), the trigger for an action to be carried out at a specific time, in theatre or film
  • Cue (show control), the electronic rendering of the specific action(s) to be carried out at a specific time by a show control system
  • Voice cue, in dance, words or sounds that help match rhythmic patterns of steps with the music
  • Cue mark, in motion picture film to signal projectionists of reel changes
  • Cue, a vocal message given by a group fitness instructor to inform participants of upcoming sequences, such as a change in stretching direction

Music and audio

  • Cue (band), a Swedish musical group
  • Numark CUE, a DJ console and mixing tool developed by Numark
  • Cue tone, a message consisting of audio tones, used to prompt an action.
  • Cue (audio), to determine the desired initial playback point in a piece of recorded music
  • Cue sheet (computing), a metadata file that describes how the tracks of an audio track are laid out
  • Source cue, music that emanates from an element visible within a theatrical or movie scene, like a piano, jukebox or car radio
  • Musical cue, on sheet music helps ensemble musicians to coordinate their playing. It may also refer to a musical trigger for a theatrical cue


Other uses