Reaper Ⅱ (Microsoft Windows)


How does it feel to be an advanced user of Reaper? Join us in helping you embrace Midi. Wow the world with your creative virtuosity!

This course continues where Reaper I ends. Reaper II provides advanced understanding of the software and support for more polished digital productions i.e. advanced Midi production, managing and creating with third-party software instruments.



Reaper I, proficient screen reader user, current Reaper license, Osara, SWS (Standing Water Studios), PC with adequate specs, audio monitors (headphones &/or speakers), a microphone, and a full-length QWERTY keyboard with a numpad

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Session 1 – Further Exploration and Customization of Reaper

  • The actions list
  • Finding actions and mapping them to hotkeys
  • Creating custom actions
  • Themes, what they are, and where to find them
  • Have Reaper tweaked out perfectly. Back up those settings!


Session 2 – More on Sends and Folders

  • The difference between folders and sends
  • Reviewing the multiple ways of setting up a send
  • Demonstrating an example of adjusting send volume to achieve different perspectives
  • Explaining and showing examples of parallel effects processing


Session 3 – Side Chaining

  • Intro to the concept
  • Setting up a multi-channel track
  • Using ReaComp to duck music to accommodate a voice-over
  • Using another signal to key ReaGate to create stutter effects, or trigger a low sign wave to add to the base
    in otherwise thin sounding kick drums


Session 4 – Envelopes and Automation

  • Intro to the concept with demos
  • Making changes in Realtime which are stored and played back thanks to automation types of automation
  • Using a control surface to perform the automation
  • Using the keyboard and OSARA actions to perform automation making volume and pan changes
  • Deleting the automation if you need to correct or revise your work


Session 5 – Envelopes and Automation continued

  • Inserting envelope points
  • Moving and deleting them
  • Configuring their values
  • Shaping the curve
  • Assigning effects parameters to envelopes on the master track
  • Making parameters visible for manually adding envelope points


Session 6 – Review and Latch Preview

  • Review of automation and latch preview (writing to selection or end of project)


Session 7 – Manipulating Bits of Audio

  • Stretching items with different algorithms
  • Stretch markers, what they are and how they work


Session 8 – Midi

  • History, importance of Midi
  • Set up a Midi device if present
  • The concept of virtual midi keyboard Record your first musical idea


Session 9 – Manipulating Midi

  • Grid concept
  • Music theory at a glance
  • Quantizing


Session 10 – Midi Editor Commands and Step Input

  • Midi editing
  • Step recording Midi event list


Session 11 – Manipulating Tempo

  • Tempo markers in audio and Midi
  • Snapping stretch markers to grid


Session 12 – Putting Your Idea to Midi

  • Using Rea-tune as an audio to midi converter
  • Using ReaSamplomatic 5000
  • Drum trigger