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Pro Tools for Music Production, 2nd Edition by Mike Collins

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Introduction

Musicians working with MIDI will often choose to use a full-featured MIDI + Audio sequencer as the ‘front-end’ for their Pro Tools hardware – in preference to the Pro Tools software. Although Pro Tools has reasonable MIDI features, these are no match for the MIDI features in a dedicated MIDI sequencer. For example, Pro Tools does not display MIDI data as conventional music notation – a feature that many composers and musicians find indispensable. There are also various other software packages that creative musicians, composers, producers and remixers often like to use when working with MIDI or with audio loops.

On the Mac, the four ...

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