Audio & Video Software forum

General discussion

Recording from a MIDI Keyboard onto a PC

by brykmantra / October 29, 2005 1:08 PM PDT

I've got a Casio LK-44 keyboard, which I've hooked up with MIDI cables to my Extigy sound card, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to record music from the keyboard onto the computer (Win XP SP2). I'm trying to use Cool Edit 2000 to record, but nothing's happening. I thought that I would need to change the Device on the options menu, but the only options under Waveform Record are Creative SB Extigy and Wave Mapper, and neither of those are working for me.

Any suggestions?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Recording from a MIDI Keyboard onto a PC
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Recording from a MIDI Keyboard onto a PC
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
To record MIDI, you'll want a MIDI recorder.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2005 9:47 PM PDT
Collapse -
Midi Sequencer
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / October 30, 2005 10:56 PM PST

As Bob said, Cakewalk is the best known maker of midi software.

Another is www.voyetra.com

The software you want, goes by the generic name of sequencer software.

You can go to Google and do a search for

midi sequencer

You will get a large number of hits.
From that you will be able to find some free or trial sequencer software.

...
..
.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?