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Record Enable MIDI and Instrument Tracks - Pro Tools 9

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Before you can record anything on any track, it's important to understand how the Record Enable button works so you can enable a track with the ability to record. The Record Enable button is basically the same on a MIDI track as it is on an audio track. An instrument track, however, is akin to an audio track and a MIDI track getting together and having a baby. It serves as a sort of hybrid between the two track types. You can definitely use an instrument track to record MIDI or any other type of software track. To enable a track for recording, click on the small red Record Enable button on the track itself. You'll find it on the left side of every track, to the left of the Solo and Mute buttons. When recording is enabled on a track, the button will light up red and blink. Without enabling this button, Pro Tools will not know which track you are trying to record to. To enable recording on multiple tracks, first press and hold Shift while clicking on the names of the tracks you want to record to. Holding Shift will allow you to select multiple tracks. Then, press and hold Shift+Option on your keyboard while clicking the Record Enable button. This will enable recording on the tracks you just selected. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/courses/learn-pro-tools-9-part-3/record-midi/enable-midi-and-instrument-tracks//
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