New features in MiniMIDI Player

MiniMIDI Player (Figure 1), a component of the MIDI Utility Pack, is a compact program to play MIDI files. It provides a quick method to preview files and to determine their properties. We recently added some features to enhance its utility.

Figure 1. Screenshot of MiniMIDI Player

MiniMIDI Player can be used as a […]

Playing audio files in Firefox

Playing an audio file on a website is a common activity, so it should be easy to set up. It is easy to set up! That said, I spent 3 hours trying to get things right in Firefox when preparing the Accompaniment Machine style demo page. In this article, I’ll go through some of the […]

Accompaniment Machine: MIDI Player Instructions

The major functions of Accompaniment Machine have been completed, and were are working on the instruction manual. It will be available as a PDF text as well as an cross-linked Web page. We will also post chapters here as they become available. The first entry is the instruction manual for the MIDI Player window.

MIDI […]

Accompaniment Machine MIDI player

We have completed the MIDI Player, the second of the four main windows of the Accompaniment Machine program. This article summarizes its capabilities. Figure 1 shows a screenshot.

Figure 1. Screenshot of the KBD-Infinity MIDI Player window.

The control group in the upper left-hand side gives the option to choose a MIDI device for […]

Lightning MIDI player

This article describes another step toward our goal of creating keyboard performance-enhancement software based on Yamaha styles. We have completed a module to interpret MIDI files, converting information to a set of timed MIDI signals to drive devices like the PSR E423 and 433 keyboards.

The MIDI file format evolved and congealed around 1991, a […]