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Pro Tools® 10 IGNITE! by Andrew Hagerman

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Recording MIDI

The process of recording MIDI is similar to audio recording in many respects, but with some additional flexibility.

Choosing a Sound

Usually, your first step is to pick a sound that you want to use. How you do this varies slightly depending on whether you’re using an external MIDI device or a virtual instrument plug-in. Let’s start with the external device.

Choosing a Sound for an External Device

To choose a sound for an external device, follow these steps:

Click on the Patch Select button. (Conveniently, it’s in the same position on MIDI tracks and Instrument tracks.) A dialog box containing a patch list for the MIDI device ...

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