Adobe Audtion 2 is a digital recording application designed for a professional musicians, audio engineers, and producers.
The program can record up to 96 simultaneous tracks and works seamlessly with other applications in the Adobe Creative Suite. You can record MIDI on Adobe Audition 2 by connecting a MIDI keyboard to your computer via USB cable and then assigning that keyboard to an audio track in the program. Setup only takes a few minutes.
Things You'll Need
- MIDI keyboard
- MIDI to USB cable
Insert a MIDI cable into the "MIDI OUT" jack on your keyboard. Insert the other end of the cable into an open USB port on your computer. Plug your keyboard into an electrical outlet and turn it on.
Open Adobe Audition 2. Click "File" and then select "Open Project." Navigate the browser window and select the Audition project you want to use.
Click "Insert," and then select "MIDI Track." The new track's controls appear on the left side of the program. Click the small button with arrows pointing toward one another. Click the drop-down bar next to "Input" and select "Channel 1 MIDI." Adobe Audition automatically assigns the first MIDI device connected to the computer to Channel 1.
Press the "R" key on your keyboard to arm the sequencer for recording. Click the red recording button to begin recording.
Play your MIDI keyboard part. Click the "Stop" button to end the recording.
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