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The Devices section lets you choose the MIDI inputs and outputs you want to use. The selection in the Output menu for a track determines which piece of hardware will be used to produce the sound stored in your project. The list of enabled input devices determines which input MIDI devices can successfully send MIDI data into your Cakewalk application.
You can make up your own friendly names for the MIDI input and output devices listed in this dialog box. The friendly name for a MIDI device is the name you will see in MIDI track Input and Output menus, if you enable the Use Friendly Names To Represent MIDI Devices check box at the bottom of this dialog box. To make up a friendly name, double-click the name of a device in the Friendly Name column, type a new name, and press ENTER.
The Devices section contains the following settings:
Enable this check box if you want the Input and Output menus of MIDI tracks to display the friendly name of a MIDI device, instead of its original name.
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