TNGator wrote:Oh i see where your going. Use the actual midi hit but freeze the track so it becomes like an audio file. Edit it and save it as tom single shot. Good idea. Worth a shot bro... ta :)
If you can find it on your computer, make a direct copy of the audio file of the tom hit. You can then apply whatever processing you want to cut down the decay tail, export the result, then use the resulting file in your sampler.
If you want to replace the tom sounds, then you'll need to find them anyway.
Note that if the drum sampler uses a round-robin SysNote that if the drum sampler uses a round-robin system, you'll need to edit all the samples involved.
I'd probably just draw my own volume automation envelope so I had full control of the sound, rather than use a gate or compressor.