Old 01-19-2020, 10:26 PM   #1
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Default Midi tracks not labled.

I imported a song in midi file,but the tracks are not labled for what instrument goes on them.Is there an easy way to figure out what VSTi instrument goes on the tracks?Thx.
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Old 01-20-2020, 05:10 AM   #2
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When a MIDI file is imported the track names in Reaper are extracted from "Track name" events within the MIDI file.

If there are not present there might be a Program Change (PC) message with a value such as 121-0-26. The last part defines the instrument. Looking at the GM.reabank file (installed with Reaper) "26" is an Electric Guitar (Jazz).
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How do I see these program changes to het the instrument codes?Thank you.
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Old 01-20-2020, 05:22 PM   #4
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Some MIDI files that I import into Reaper, shows my the track names and some don't.
It all depends on how the composer of the MIDI song configured it.

I use SynthFont to load the MIDI file, and from their I name the tracks.


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How do I see these program changes to set the instrument codes?Thank you.
Check out the User Guide, 13.7-13.10
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