I write drum tracks in Guitar Pro using standard General Midi note numbers (#35/#36 kick, #38/#40 snare, etc.), then use MIDI-Yoke (a virtual MIDI port) to redirect the notes to VSTHost (a tiny standalone VST host), where I can listen to the song before moving it to my DAW.

My problem is that the drum VST that I use has note mappings that differ from the standard GM mapping (say, my kickdrum is #40 and my snare is #55). I'm looking for a no-frills, intuitive MIDI VST that allows me to re-map the notes one by one, and save those maps.

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    While this doesn't directly answer your question (as it's not a VST), you can use the MIDI transformation features in MIDI-OX to change the mappings of notes. It is saveable and gets the job done, although I personally think it's a bit awkward to work with.
    – Warrior Bob
    Commented Jun 8, 2011 at 21:28
  • +1 for MIDI-OX, but I quite like it.Most sequencers should be able to do this too. Logic Studio most certainly can.
    – bot_bot
    Commented Jul 3, 2011 at 20:12
  • Can't you export the midi from guitar pro and import it on the DAW?
    – Johnny Bigoode
    Commented Dec 29, 2011 at 17:51
  • @JohnnyBigoode I want to be able to do this in real-time. MIDI-OX is great, but too versatile for its own good - its difficulty of use really overwhelms its benefits.
    – egasimus
    Commented Jan 6, 2012 at 8:46

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Could this help you? http://www.midikarval.net/MidiMapper.html

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    Please add some more information about the VST here to make your answer more complete and also to make the information searchable on this site. Commented Jan 28, 2012 at 16:12
  • From the looks of it, this is exactly what I need. I'll look into it - thanks a ton!
    – egasimus
    Commented Jan 28, 2012 at 19:41

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