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How To Record Fader In REAPER (A Guide To Envelope Automation)

To automate parameters using the faders/knobs in REAPER, open the ‘Track Envelopes’ menu on the track you want to control, set the ‘Automation mode’ to ‘Latch,’ and locate/arm the envelope that you want to automate. Now, you will automate this parameter by turning the correlating knob/fader. Envelope Automation In REAPER Here’s a scenario, you are …

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How To Quantize Velocity In REAPER (A MIDI Velocity Control Guide)

To quantize the velocity of MIDI notes in REAPER, open up the ‘MIDI Editor’ by double-clicking the MIDI track that you want to work on, select the MIDI notes that you want to quantize, right-click one of the notes, choose the ‘Note velocity’ dropdown menu, and select your desired velocity. Controlling MIDI Velocity In REAPER …

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Ableton Failed To Open Audio Device (Quick Fixes!)

If your audio device won’t open, the first thing to check is that your audio drivers are up to date. Check that you are using the correct driver type. Ensure your audio device isn’t in use by another application. Close and reopen Ableton. Reboot your computer.  Failing To Open Audio Device In Ableton When Ableton …

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Access Violation At Address In FL Studio (Step-By-Step Fix)

This issue or error is primarily related to problems with how FL Studio reads audio inputs and drivers. The most common workaround for an “access violation at address” is to go to options > audio settings > change your ASIO driver under the device drop-down. Why Me? What Is This Nonsense?!  Sometimes in life, things …

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Can’t Change The BPM In Ableton? (Follow This Simple Guide!)

Struggling to change BPM Ableton? The simplest way to change the BPM in Ableton is via the tempo bar in the top left corner of the Ableton interface. All you need to do is left-click on the BPM field, type in a new BPM value, and hit the Enter key.  You have started on your …

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How To Increase Waveform Size In REAPER (Quick and Easy!)

To increase your waveform size in REAPER, all you need to do is hold down the ‘Shift’ key and press the ‘Up Arrow’ key until you have achieved your desired waveform size. Keep in mind that this does not affect the volume of your tracks, just their appearance.  Waveform Size In REAPER If you record …

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Best Sample Editor For Ableton (Deep Dive!)

Finding the best sample editor for Ableton can be a challenging task. As far as live performance is concerned, “Sampler” is a clear winner. But Ableton’s native features may be all you need if you’re only looking to edit your audio. Does Ableton Have A Sampler? When talking about sample editing inside Ableton Live 11, …

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REAPER Quantize Not Working? (You Need Our Troubleshooting Guide!)

If the REAPER quantize features aren’t working, you probably need to change some settings. Whether you are trying to quantize an audio file or MIDI data, there are settings that you must adjust based on the timing of the track (¼ notes, ⅛ notes, etc.) as well as other parameters.  REAPER Quantize Troubleshooting Nowadays, there …

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Can’t See Waveform In Ableton? (Simple Fix)

If you can’t see a waveform in Ableton, enable ‘Create Analysis File’ in preferences. Right-click your audio clip and activate it. Drag an audio clip from the session view and move it onto the relevant track in the arrangement view. Restore a missing audio file. How To Fix A Missing Waveform In Ableton I’ve been …

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REAPER VU Meter (A Detailed Look)

REAPER has a VU Meter plugin called ‘JS: VU Meter’ that you can use to measure an audio track’s average loudness. JS: VU Meter features the classic VU Meter appearance and displays RMS (Root-Mean-Square) loudness and the peak of whatever audio signal you route through it. VU Metering In REAPER The process of gain staging …

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Best Ableton Reverb (Plus Some Of Our Favourites!)

Ableton Live comes with three reverb effects – Reverb, Hybrid Reverb, and Convolution Reverb. They are all useful in their own right, but Hybrid Reverb (a new effect included in Ableton Live 11) is best due to its versatility. This is because it uses both convolution and algorithmic reverb types. Why Do You Need So …

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How To Make Subliminal Audio With Audacity (Step-By-Step)

Making a subliminal track with Audacity can be challenging, depending on how you want to approach it. You’ll have no problem putting it together if you only import pre-recorded audio. On the other hand, recording it all by yourself will take some more effort considering workarounds. Interested in making your own affirmations and subliminal audio …

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FL Studio Keyboard Piano Not Working (Step-By-Step Fix)

FL Studio has the ability to use your computer keyboard as a piano, and it acts similarly to a MIDI keyboard. If you try to play a note on your keyboard and it isn’t working, the piano typing keyboard function can be enabled by pressing CTRL+T (CMD+T on Mac). Same, But Different… If you haven’t …

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