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Pro Tools 8 for Mac OS X and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Dambly

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7. Recording MIDI

To record a MIDI performance, you need to establish communication with your external MIDI gear, configure MIDI inputs and outputs, and set options for recording.

As with audio recording, you may want to record live MIDI input with a click track so that recorded MIDI data aligns with bar and beat boundaries, making it easier to edit and arrange.

This chapter covers setting up MIDI devices; setting the session meter, tempo, and key; using virtual instruments; choosing a MIDI recording mode; and punch and loop recording.

Connecting Your MIDI Studio

To record MIDI, you need to set up communication with your MIDI devices so that Pro Tools can receive and send MIDI data.

Connecting MIDI devices

MIDI devices can be connected to ...

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