Recording a MIDI Insert Effect

You can record the output of a MIDI insert effect, that is, the events are created directly on a MIDI or instrument track.


  1. Select Project > Add Track > Instrument.
  2. In the Add Instrument Track dialog, select a VST instrument.
  3. On the Instrument track, activate Record Enable.
  4. In the Inspector, open the MIDI Inserts section.
  5. Click the first insert effect slot and select a MIDI insert effect.
  6. Activate Record Output to Track.
  7. On the Transport panel, activate Record and use your MIDI keyboard or the virtual keyboard to play some notes.


The notes that you play are modified by the MIDI insert effect and recorded directly on the track.

After Completing This Task

You can edit the recorded MIDI events, in the Key Editor, for example.