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Digital Performer™ 6 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Don Barrett

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Chapter 9. MIDI: The Region Menu, Plug-Ins, and Virtual Instruments

Now that you’ve seen the MIDI recording process in Chapter 8, I’ll discuss DP’s related MIDI commands, plug-ins, and virtual instruments tracks.

Following is a list of topics covered in this chapter:

  • The Region menu commands

  • How to use MIDI plug-ins

  • How DP handles virtual instruments and instrument tracks

  • How to use the Freeze Selected Tracks command

Region Menu Commands

The majority of Digital Performer’s MIDI commands are located in the Region menu, shown in Figure 9.1. Region menu commands allow you to apply changes to selected MIDI data and tracks—similar to the way Audio menu plug-ins can be applied to audio tracks for file-based processing. Region menu commands will alter the original ...

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