What's the best midi sequencer?

Discussion in 'Digital Audio & Recording' started by maj, Jun 14, 2002.

  1. The Keeper

    The Keeper The Keeper

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    Geeze ziggy, i've gone all red. Glad you liked the files. Like I said pick a program that has full editing features, once you are familiar with how midifiles work, then stick at it. I find that if you want quick files that sound reasonably close to the song you are trying to recreate, go band in a box, or if wanting to take a step further, cubase or similar and cut-and-paste. I use a keyboard and play in all the notes bit by bit, ie, hats, kick-snare, toms, keys, etc.
  2. The Keeper

    The Keeper The Keeper

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    ps, if anyone could use a little help with sequencing in cubase, just ask, I'll help if I can, as no doubt others in the forum will.
  3. jonnycraig

    jonnycraig New Member

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    Cubase knocks the socks off the rest of them......full stop
  4. seb22

    seb22 New Member

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    I like cakewalk pro audio, it's easy to understand and it's powerful

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  5. SeeU 22

    SeeU 22 New Member

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    I just got Sonar 2.0xl and when you consider the soft synths it comes with and the price it is hard to beat. It is fairly user friendly. I was doing basic audio and midi recording with out consulting the manual.

    Get a good sound card with low latency monitoring and you have a smoking rig for cheap.

    Neil
  6. The_Clique_KC

    The_Clique_KC New Member

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    The best sequencer is the one you know how to use. There are many many choices out there. I've been using Cakewalk 5.0 (DOS) for years. Why? Cuz it's the one i know so I'm silly fast on it.

    Good luck finding your favorite.
  7. davph30

    davph30 New Member

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    Has anyone tried jammer pro? is it better than Band in a box?
  8. Dark Wolf

    Dark Wolf Junkpost Stalker

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    hmmm their are actually alot of good sequence programs you can use but for some reason i like to use tabit. its just very easy to figure out for me.
  9. midiaxe

    midiaxe New Member

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    I use Cakewalk Sonar for my midi sequencing. I've been using Cakewalk products for almost 5 years now (I started with Cakewalk Pro Audio v4.5). Sonar is a very powerful sequencer. I use it for sequencing and on stage for live performance....
  10. AjA

    AjA New Member

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    Logic 5 is THE best midi program available! No question!!!!!!
  11. pianoman555

    pianoman555 New Member

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    something by Yamaha ought to be good
  12. malsony

    malsony New Member

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    i am using sonar 2.0, and guitar pro 3.0.

    i just know how to play the guitar, so guitar pro is just fine. i use it to make the tracks.

    however, i use sonar 2.0 to make all the tracks fixed to sound as a piece of music. and record the all the things
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  13. nixta

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    I started off with Notator on the Atari in 1995, went to Cubase and have never looked back!! I am however, using Reason by Propellorheads. I think you guys should SERIOUSLY look at this program..........you'll probably never use anything else ever again.
  14. jo blo

    jo blo New Member

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    logic silver is an easy & powerful app.
  15. tornadodamage

    tornadodamage New Member

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    i use a really old outdated program called music@passport - the company have gone under. I like the program, but its time to update - can anyone reccommend a cost-effect, user friendly program with many functions?
  16. beaster

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    I have been using Cakewalk since 1997. I started off not really knowing what sequencing was all about but using Cakewalk taught me a lot rather quickly and easily!!
  17. yoda

    yoda New Member

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    Logic by far
  18. bensongrey

    bensongrey New Member

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    I would try Melody Assistant. That's what I use... It's great. Lot's of features and is only $15 to register. It has it's own music format, but you can export in a couple different midi formats.

    Download it and try it:
    http://www.melodyassistant.com/enindex.htm
  19. microb

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    The Best For PC is Cakewalk Sonar or Pro Audio 9
    For Mac my understanding is that Digital performer is the best (by MOTU)
  20. acieed

    acieed New Member

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    Cubase is good. But its a lot to do with personal preferences. Get one that suits you best. I was using Sequencer+ Gold for many years in DOS, even used it on stage on a 286.

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