Old 05-24-2011, 01:01 PM   #1
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How do you get VSTi's to work? In cubase you load an instrument play the midi keyboard and it works but I can't get any sound from reaper. I can record the midi data but have no idea how to hear the VSTi. I've checked the manual and the forums but failed to find the answer. I know it will be something silly that I've missed but I'm stumped for the moment so help would be appreciated.
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Old 05-24-2011, 01:32 PM   #2
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Hello 13thMagician and welcome to these forums. You'll find many helpful people here and a lot of useful information.

Did you add a VSTi to the track? See the User Guide, sections 2.18, 3.27 ad others.
http://www.cockos.com/reaper/userguide.php

Also, these threads should help:
Record and playback MIDI:
..... http://www.cockos.com/wiki/index.php/Recording_MIDI
and http://forum.cockos.com/showpost.php...43&postcount=5
and http://forum.cockos.com/showpost.php...50&postcount=2
and http://forum.cockos.com/showthread.php?t=35954

If not, can you describe what you have done so far. That way we can help you more.
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Old 05-24-2011, 02:54 PM   #3
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I checked all the links you listed and found nothing new. According to the information it should work. As it should have worked I decided to uninstall then reinstall Reaper this didn't solve the problem. I figured windows might require a restart after the reinstall and sure enough everything now works as it should. Thanks for the help it allowed me to confirm that the settings were OK.
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