Setting up MIDI in Pro Tools


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Setting up MIDI in Pro Tools

Once you have added and configured all of your MIDI devices in the Audio MIDI Setup on a Mac or the MIDI studio Setup on a Windows machine, there are a few things to take care of to make sure that MIDI works as it should in Pro Tools. First, go to the Setup > MIDI > Input Devices page and you will see the MIDI Input Enable window, where all of your devices should be checked off. Now these are devices that actually input MIDI data into Pro Tools. You won't see any devices on here that are just sound modules and don't actually create MIDI data.

Your window will probably look different than mine here with different devices but just make sure that they are all checked off. Click OK. Next, go to the Options menu and make sure that MIDI Thru is checked off. This allows you to monitor MIDI tracks while recording them. When using MIDI Thru, disable Local Control on your MIDI devices, otherwise, they may receive the same MIDI data twice, creating stuck notes or a phase like effect ...

Setting up MIDI in Pro Tools
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Setting up MIDI in Pro Tools provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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