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Pro Tools 7 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steven Roback

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18. Recording MIDI

This chapter helps you to record MIDI into Pro Tools. You’ll learn how to set up MIDI interfaces and devices so Pro Tools can use them, and how to select inputs and outputs for MIDI tracks. Next, you’ll learn how to record single and multiple MIDI tracks into Pro Tools, and how to punch record MIDI. We’ll also cover two types of loop recording as well as how to import and export MIDI files to exchange data with other programs.

What Is MIDI?

The MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) communication protocol was originally designed to allow synthesizers created by different manufacturers to communicate with each other. MIDI became the glue that held together multiple keyboard and sound module setups. From very early in the ...

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