Category: Reaper Setup

Drum Programming: Tips and Tricks

When programming drum beats in Reapers midi editor there are several ways to help our workflow. Shortcuts, Screen Setup, Drum Maps etc. Below I’m going to show you how I have my Drum Editor setup and what I do to make creating beats easier and much more fun. Some of this can take time to […]

Modern Drummer Drum Maps for Reaper

Reaper Drum Maps for Kontakt’s Abbey Road Modern Drummer Sparkle Drum Kit White Drum Kit Install Drum Map for Reaper – Save files to your keymaps folder. Options->Show REAPER resource path in explorer/finder Find ‘MIDINoteNames’ folder Save or Copy file to this folder. To load keymap: In Piano Roll: File->Note/CC Names->Load note/CC names from file […]

Guitar Preset for Reaper using Free VST effects

Guitar Preset for Reaper – Filter – Distortion – Preamp – Speaker – Reverb: Plugins used – ReaEQ + Mecurrial TSC + Hybrit Lepou- JS:Convolution Amp/Cab – ReaEQ – Voxengo Oldschool Reverb For this to work you will need to install the relevant plugins as 64bit vsts. Links are below. Voxengo OldSchoolVerb Free Guitar VST […]

Install VST Plugin from EXE – Reaper

Part 1 Installing a VST from an *.exe installer is a little easier but if we want to use our own folder then we have to use a few steps extra this also make it easier to find and verify that Reaper can find our newly installed VST plugin whether that is an Effect or […]

Insert virtual instrument on new track – Reaper

In Reaper insert a new track or VST instrument. MENU – Track – Insert virtual instrument on new track Or in the space above the mixer and top the left of the track lane – Right Click your mouse and choose Insert virtual instrument on new track. All our available instruments are listed in the […]

Install VST *.dll from archive file zip or rar Reaper or DAW

INSTALL VST WINDOWS OLD ARTICLE (The following tutorial can be used to install any *.dll VSTplugin form an archived file ie *.zip or *.rar file downloaded from the internet) – always be prudent  When you download make sure you choose the version for you system. 64bit or 32bit? The following tutorial is based on the […]

Find or Create VST Folder Reaper

Start up Reaper and press Ctrl + P on your keyboard. (cmd + , on MAC) This will bring up your prefences page. In the pane to to the left you’ll see some menu choices: Scroll Down until you see the VST menu and click on it:   To the right hand side you will […]