How to Record from a Synth to a Computer?


Saving Music to Your Computer Can Be Tricky.

In order to record sound from your synthesizer to your computer, first, you need to choose a method of connection between the two.

There are two ways to connect your synth and computer:

  • Universal USB Port.

This is the most usable method of connection.

Most computers have USB ports, as do most modern synths.

With this connection, exchange of MIDI data between the synth and computer is done using a virtual MIDI port.

Some modern synthesizers and MIDI keyboards are recognized automatically by the system. 

MIDI connection is the oldest method of connecting audio equipment. This interface is available for most synths and MIDI keyboards.

  • A MIDI Connection Cable.

MIDI connection is the oldest method of connecting audio equipment.

This interface is available for most synths and MIDI keyboards.

Step by Step Tutorial - How to Save Your Track:

  1. Find the line level output(s).
    Check the instructions that came with your synth for this information. 
  2. Choose the right audio interface.
  3. Also, consider buying a home recording all-in-one studio package.
    It can be a great way to record your keyboard on your computer.
    You’ll also have the option of recording vocals and guitars.

To Conclude

In any case, I have given you only a brief outline of how to record your synth to your computer.

For more detailed explanations, check the manual that comes with your instrument.


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  • a couple of years ago
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Hi there, my name is Arda! I started this website to share my experiences and opinions about a number of synths. I hope you enjoy my content!