Reaper Tutorials: Index of all Articles

Reaper Tutorials: Index of all Articles

Below is an index of Reaper Tutorials and articles hosted on this website.

Index: Reaper Tutorials and all Articles

Beginners Guide

Working with Audio

Editing Tracks

Working with guitars

Working with drums


Working with synths

Audio processings and VST/AU Plugins

Working with Midi

Working with Sequencer Megababy

Workflow and Tips and Tricks



Beginner’s Guide

Getting Started – A Quick Guide – Setting up Reaper and VST instruments. Software links and article links included.

Install VST dll – Installing VST dll plugins in Windows

Install VST Plugin from EXE – How to install VST from and executable file such as exe, bat and msi.

Rescan VST, JS and AU Plugins folders

Insert Track – How to insert a track in Reaper. Adding a midi or audio track in Reaper.

Arm/Record a Track  -How to arm a track in Reaper. Enable recording on midi or audio trackin Reaper.

Setting Up Midi Device

Setting Up a Midi Device part 2

Monitor Recording

Enable Looping/Repeat Time Selection

Setting Up BPM

Reaper Resource Folder

– Where is the Reaper resource folder, where do save drum maps to? Where are track templates located?

Add or Edit Marker

Add or Edit Region

Snap to Grid Settings

Working with Audio

Render Your Song

Freeze Track

Consolidate Project for Sharing


Split a Track

Grid Settings/Snap to Grid/Bypass Snap


Setting Up Guitar FX

Free Guitar VST Effects

Reaper Convolution Cab/Amp Modeler JS Plugin


Insert Virtual Instrument

Creating Drums in Reaper Part 1

Drum Beat Example 1

ReasampOmatic Drumkit Tutorial


Sforzando Tutorial and Downloads

Free to Download Soundfonts


Free VST Synths to download

Audio Processing

Free Reaper JS Plugins

Free EQ Plugins to Download

Free Compression Plugins

Free Reverb Plugins

Free Delay Plugins

Free Chorus FX

Free Guitar VST Effects

Free Phaser Plugins

Free Modulation Plugins


Insert New MIDI Item

Piano Roll Articles

Setting Up Midi Input Recording and Monitor

Insert VST instrument and Midi item

Insert Virtual Instrument on New Track

Creating Chords

Sequencer Megababy

Sequencer Megababy Part 1

Sequencer Megababy Part 2

Creating Drums

Seq MegababyBeginner drum Beat Example

Sequencer Megababy Transpose

Sequencer Megababy Patterns

Sequencer Megababy Key/Piano/Notes Range

Workflow and Tricks

FX Folders

Midi Note Names – Drum Maps

Useful Tip 1: Editing Shortcuts

Track Templates

Tracks: Names, Colours and Icons

Entering Specific Values in Envelopes

Metadata and Media Explorer

Sidechain Compression Using ReaComp



Prompt for Name New Reaper Project

Automatic Save Options in Reaper


Make Videos With Reaper

Articles List:

Render / Freeze Track Reaper

To render a vst instrument or effect in Reaper frees up your CPU resources. To render or 'freeze' your track: ...
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Editing Reaper – Split a track

Editing Reaper - Split a track In Reaper at some point while editing a project, we will need to split ...
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Import Midi Into Reaper

Insert - Media File or use the keyboard shortcut using the  'INSERT' key. Once you've located the file to be ...
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Install VST – Reaper

Guide to installing VST in Reaper ...
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Setting Up A Drum VSTi Reaper

For this tutorial you'll need to download - wollo beat a free VSTi drum machine... You'll need to install the ...
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Reaper – VST fx setup – Insert

Adding fx to audio track in reaper ...
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Organize Reaper VST folders

Help increase your workflow in Reaper by organizing your VST folders ...
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Reaper Piano Roll – Create Drum Beat

Video guide to using Piano Roll in Reaper to create a simple drum beat ...
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