Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing MIDI, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
Importing MIDI files into a Pro Tools session is pretty straightforward, much…like importing audio.…In this video I'm going to show you two ways to import MIDI files.…The first way,…is to go to File > Import > MIDI.…Now you can choose a MIDI file contained on any hard drive connected to…your computer.…In this case I'm going to choose Mini Grand.mid, MID represents a MIDI file,…and I'll choose Open.…The MIDI Import Options dialog opens up and you can choose where you want it…to go.…
So whether you want to put it on a new track or just right into the clips list.…You can choose the location, whether you want it to start at the session…starting point or spot, or use a specific selection, and we can import the tempo…map from the MIDI file, which I want to do, and I'm going to import the key…signature as well.…Because the cursor is at the very beginning of the session, and we've…chosen location selection, it's going to go right to the very beginning.…So you see this MIDI clip starts right at the very beginning of this session.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
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