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Retrospective MIDI recording

December 17, 2022

Retroactive MIDI recording is an awesome feature that was released with REAPER 6.67 🔥

This means that from now on, REAPER will always be recording your MIDI in the background, even if you are not actually recording. This allows you to insert anything you played when you weren’t recording back into the project.

Here’s a quick video on how it works:

In short,

If you are playing with your MIDI keyboard and you come up with something cool, now you can run one of these actions to insert what you just played:

• MIDI: Clear retroactive MIDI history

• MIDI: Insert recent retroactively recorded MIDI for armed tracks

• MIDI: Insert recent retroactively recorded MIDI for armed and selected tracks

• MIDI: Insert all available retroactively recorded MIDI for armed tracks

• MIDI: Insert all available retroactively recorded MIDI for armed and selected tracks

I suggest setting your favorite on a toolbar or a shortcut and just hit that to capture whatever cool thing you captured!

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