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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-08-2003, 12:12 AM Thread Starter
 
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MIDI question

Okay, I didn't know which forum to post this in. Whenever I try to make a mixdown with a MIDI involved on Cool Edit, it says the MIDI won't be included in the mixdown.

why is this?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-08-2003, 03:52 AM
 
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It's because midi is not actually audio data. It is a series of comands that tells your synth/sampler what to do. You need to record the audio output of your synth to disk and use that with your bounce.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-08-2003, 12:22 PM Thread Starter
 
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That makes sense. But how would I record the audio output? Excuse me, I'm not very educated on this whole subject.

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p.s. Yes I am aware that I could mic the speakers, but I don't have any high-quality microphones.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-09-2003, 12:36 AM
 
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Don't know if this will help you but do some searching in jemsites recording studio section for more info.

I remember reading about some MIDI questions there. I have the Acid Pro 4 software program and I can open up a MIDI file and then save it as a WAV file. Then I import the wav file into Pro Tools or another studio software program as a "new track".
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-09-2003, 12:44 AM Thread Starter
 
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YES! That does help! Thanks bro!

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