Sometimes there is no USB-midi connection after rack load. SO, to avoid switching off Forte and re-load the rack it should be convignent to let Forte re-connect to the USB driver! The same is possible with Traktion from Mackie.
A workaround for this is to use MIDI-OX or Bome MIDI Translator with virtual MIDI ports. The physical USB ports are connected to virtual MIDI ports, which in turn act as the input to forte. This creates a safety net for USB unplugs as well as the possibility for MIDI routing and filtering before the MIDI reaches forte.
over 1 year ago
Indeed, I discovered Bome MIDI Translator recently. It is great for adapting a rack to different master keyboards, controllers etc. While the reconnect thing is a good idea, there is this workaround which offerst a lot of additional functionality.