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Learn Guitar Pro 7.5: Use Signature Collection Presets And Manage Your Sound

January 14, 2020


Hello, this is David Wallimann with Arobas Music and today we’re gonna take a look at signature collection presets, and how to customize your sound in Guitar Pro 7.5. Let’s get right into it! Before we get started it’s important to understand the difference between the MIDI sound engine and the RSE sound engine. Both are going to be used in a Guitar Pro project. You can alternate between RSE and MIDI in the inspector. The MIDI sound engine is an older engine. It’s a very lightweight engine which means that it doesn’t require many resources. It’s going to work on older computers. The problem with MIDI is that it doesn’t always sound very realistic. As opposed to newer sound engines such as the RSE sound engine which stands for Realistic Sound Engine. The RSE used in Guitar Pro 7.5 is based on samples. It sounds a lot more realistic and you can do a lot more with it. Let’s hear the difference on this track. Here we have a distorted guitar using the MIDI engine Now I’m going to switch to the RSE mode. On this track we’re dealing with a distorted electric guitar, within the distortions we have different presets. Let’s change that to a fuzz. Let’s try another one. How about this new metal preset. There’s a lot of different options available, we have some acoustic guitars, electric guitars, basses, other stringed instruments such as: banjo, mandolin, pedal steel, keyboards, synth, strings, winds, percussive instruments, singers. The possibilities here are really endless. Guitar Pro 7.5 does not limit you to guitar music you could if you wanted to build an orchestral piece or even a hip-hop song in Guitar Pro 7.5 This is what an RSE sound is made of it’s made at a sound bank, in this case we’re dealing with Les Paul type of guitar. We could change the instrument and underneath that sound bank, we have the effect chain. In this case, we have a screamer, a stack and an EQ, clicking on that effect will reveal the pedal that is used. You can make your changes and this will work in real time, which means that you can play your track and mix as you go. You change the order of these effects, you can swap an effect for another one. You can add new effects your signal chain. This really gives you tons of flexibility, it’s just like having a real pedal board in front of you. You can tweak your effects. You can change the order of these effects. You could swap an effect pedal for another one. Possibilities are really endless. Now for those of you who feel overwhelmed. There are tons of different presets already available. Let’s now try the over driven guitars, just like this delay, our signal chain is made of an EQ, a screener, a stack and of course a delay. And these new and improved sounds make it really easy to perhaps work on an older version of a project maybe an old Guitar Pro 6 project that you want to remaster, remix, you can do that just open the project take advantage of the new RSE sounds and remix the whole thing. Now here’s a quick tip. This has to do with mastering, you can master your tracks in Guitar Pro 7.5. This option is awesome. It’s done in the Inspector. Make sure that you have the song tab selected and below you’ll have some sound mastering options. We first have a compressor, a reverb and a 10 band EQ. These effects can be enabled or disabled. You can make your settings on each of the three effects or start with a preset and so whatever you do with these mastering options will affect all the tracks of your project, and this often makes the difference between an OK project and a phenomenal project don’t overlook these options, they’re really awesome! Alright, let’s get back in the track view of the Inspector. Signature sounds are custom presets that are found for each of the instruments available in RSE and these signature sounds are based on classic tones on classic records from your favorite artists, here is a Satch preset, here is a Steve Vai preset, some Van Halen presets. Let’s try this Puppet sound based on Metallica over this classic riff Or maybe Van Halen would play this: Now there are a lot of custom signature presets in Guitar Pro 7.5. As a matter of fact over 700 presets are included in the software. If you want to see all these presets I added in the description in this video a PDF listing all the different presets available. Once you’re done with your project, we can export the audio. You can export an MP3 format, Wave, FLAC, AIFF, Ogg. You can export the full project or the selected area. You can export each track separately, add the metronome, the count-in. Select your quality, bit rate and you can normalize this if you’d like to and set your normalization options. Thank you so much for watching this video. I hope you enjoyed it. I hope you learned something new and if you have not yet discovered Guitar Pro 7.5 download the demo, it’s free! Check it out. Thanks so much for watching. I’ll see you in the next video.

5 Comments

  • Reply El canal de Reyes Manuel October 1, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    Buen tutorial

  • Reply Casual2020 October 9, 2019 at 12:06 am

    Excellent video. Thank you. I didn't realize that Guitar Pro 7.5 was so powerful. Now I need to dive into it and use more of the power features.

  • Reply James Yellow December 4, 2019 at 8:57 am

    Can I connect my Fortin NTS plug in with the tracks? And If yes, how? Have a great day 👍🏼

  • Reply Matteo Verri December 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    So helpful!
    Hey, quick question: do you think it's possible to compose, edit and mix a full rock song so that it resembles any "normal" song you find in a cd?
    I mean, like it's nearly impossible for an average listener to tell the difference between that and a cd song?

  • Reply René Valk January 10, 2020 at 5:19 pm

    great you give me a new world on gp7, where can i download the pdf file??

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