This article deals with midi input – for midi output please read – Setting up a Midi Device in Reaper part 2 Getting your midi device to work in Reaper is quite a simple procedure. First you will need to install any software or drivers for your operating system. Some will work right out of […]
Category: Using Reaper
One thing that I have found in reaper is that I spend a lot of time fiddling with setting up tracks. This can include routing midi or audio in and sometimes routing midi or audio out. This also applies to using a combination of FX plugins. Getting some templates together can save you a lot […]
So maybe you have this situation. XP PC with old plugin synths and a new PC or Mac Running new up to date Synths. Your loath to lose the old synths and you have that old but reliable XP sat there. Or maybe you just want to offload some processing power. Anyway, whatever the situation […]
If you’ve ever wanted to have better access to the Roland MC-303 and it’s instruments using Reaper you can do it via the ReaControlMIDI plugin and the ins files available to download below. I forget where I got these files originally and would like to put a link – if they are yours I apologise […]
If you ever have to install a js plugin or for any other reason need access to Reapers resource folder there is a very easy solution. Go to ‘options’ ‘Show REAPER Resource path…’ You now have access to the all Reapers plugin and Data folders. This should work user windows as well.
If you had the misfortune to read my previous article/rant/memories on XP link you will know my previous liking for it as an operating system. Unfortunately it is no longer viable as an operating system with the software and plugins that I have. It does however still have a use in my studio. Like I’ve stated in […]
For a while now I have been trying without success to get three external sequencers to sync with Reaper. Korg EA-1, Korg Es-1 and Roland M-303 Using midi options and options. Whilst It works to a degree it isn’t ideal – timing is off and looping is out of the question. If you press play […]
This video tutorial deals with setting velocities within the sequencer_megababy plugin in Reaper. Using the Left Click of the mouse whilst holding down the CRtL(win) or CMD(mac) keys you can create edit the velocity of each beat or if you combine it with the ALT key you can control the velocity of the entire row.
Over the past few months I have been using a different way of programming drums in Reaper. This has involved using a JS plugin called sequencer_megababy – the benefits of using the plugin as opposed to piano roll is a much quicker workflow. You can create up to 16 patterns all of which can be […]
With my new studio setup I decided that my older pc should start to earn it’s keep as an effects farm. That is to say use either Reaper’s Reamote or FX Teleport. My older pc is an ABIT AV8 3rd Eye motherboard with a dual core processor and 4gb ram. It was running windows 7 […]