Using MIDI In With Trigger 2 (Studio One)

Note: Whilst the MIDI In function allows for Trigger 2 to read incoming MIDI Data and play Trigger samples, SSD5 is a better-suited plugin for this sort of application. Users can download the Free version here.

For more information on the difference between Trigger 2 and SSD5, refer to this article. 

What is the difference between SSD5 and Trigger 2?

1. In Studio One, create one new instrument track, and one new audio track. Select your audio track. Click the "i" icon right above the tracks to open your inspector.  

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Go down to where it says inserts, and press the + button. From that menu locate Trigger. 



2. Under inserts, double-click the newly inserted Trigger 2 plugin. Go to the settings page in Trigger 2, and check MIDI in. Set the channel and note according to preference. 


3. In Browser, load up an instrument, make sure audition is set to "on". Click on one of the instrument slots, and ensure the instrument plays. 


4. Go to your instrument track. where it says "None" underneath mute and solo functions, change this to "Trigger 2". Set channel according to what you set in your settings page in Step 2. 

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5. Select your instrument track. In the menu bar, under event, choose "Insert Instrument Part" (⌘P, Ctrl+P). 


Double-click the part to bring up the editor. Here, you will be able program MIDI patterns to use with Trigger, using the note that you select in your Trigger Settings page in step 2.  



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