However, there is one music production behemoth missing from this lineup: Pro Tools. Its interface might be clunky and the cost prohibitively high, but in terms of sheer power-user friendliness, nothing can beat Pro Tools. Given the importance of this software, we felt it was necessary to have a guide on buying the best MIDI controller for it. His first experience with electronic music production dates back to Cubase 3. He lives in San Diego and freelances as a producer and part-time DJ. Pro Tools and its users are very different from the kind of people who first pick up Garageband, FL Studio, or even Ableton.
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I'm originally a piano player.. I don't have my own gear, so I'm thinking of getting my demo made at a studio. Will any keyboard do? Where I live there are some lousy ones like the yam psr.
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I recorded and sequenced an instrumental on my keyboard. I saved the beat as a midi file on a floppy disk. I then opened up the file in a pro-tools session, and of course I can not hear the midi tracks because they are not audio. I would like to somehow hook my keyboard up to my pro tools interface so that I can hear the sounds if that makes any sense.
The included VIP software scans your instrument plug-ins, indexes all of their presets, maps out the controls, and allows you to switch sounds and tweak parameters on the fly, without ever touching your mouse. This will help for the next section about MIDI mappnig controls. Now your VX49 is ready to control Pro Tools. Here you can create your account, and then register your keyboard to have immediate access to your software downloads. The page will look like the picture shown below.