[LAU] Problem getting started with Midi editing - no sound!

tom haddington meshugga42 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 17:31:12 UTC 2015

> On 09/14/2015 11:56 PM, David Sumbler wrote:
> > Simply I cannot get any sound when playing a midi file in Qtractor or
> > Muse even though the editor and QjackCtl show that the file is being
> > processed (time counters advancing etc.)
> You need to tell Qtractor or Muse which sound engine to use to play the
> MIDI files. By default Qtractor, Muse or an editor like Seq24 do not
> make sound by themselves. When using Qtractor, it can produce sound
> through plugins (LV2, VST,DSSI,LADSPA) or through an external app that
> is connected via ALSA MIDI (like Qsynth).
Also, David, when using a plugin with Qtractor, be sure to activate the
plugin.  That was my source of frustration.

Hope that helps!
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