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Questions tagged [midi]

The Musical Instrument Digital Interface data standard, devices that send or receive MIDI data, and Standard MIDI files created by sequencers and digital audio workstations

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Garage Band live transposing MIDI input

I have a MIDI instrument whose input I'd like to transpose live (ie. so the sound synthesized for it is transposed up a third from the actual input, for example). I tried adding an AU Pitch Shift ...
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Euterpea and fluidsynth on a Mac: yet more problems

In a previous question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53977864/installing-euterpea-for-computer-music-applications-and-haskell (which relates to this question Euterpea and fluidsynth on a Mac too)...
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Euterpea and fluidsynth on a Mac

I am trying to use Euterpea (a domain-specific language for computer music applications embedded in Haskell), and I'm receiving this error on the Mac terminal, which has to do with the MIDI (I have ...
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Is there a way to use the IPad 2018 with both a midi controller and audio out?

The iPad Pro 2018 has a single USB-C port. I have a dongle (USB-C => Audio) that lets me use headphones, I have a dongle (USB-C => USB-A) that lets me plug in a MIDI Keyboard. What I want is to be ...
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Connect Yamaha MDBT01 Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Adapter to macOS Mojave

I just bought a Yamaha MDBT01 Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Adapter. I plug it into my keyboard. It powers on, there is a red light showing on the MIDI adapter, and it briefly flashes green at regular ...
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Audio MIDI Setup keeps changing sampling rate of MBP speakers

I have a MacBook Pro 13" with 10.12.6. When I set the sampling rate to 96,000 Hz but after a few minutes the app changes it back to 48,000. Is there a reason for this? How can I stop it from happening?...
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Recording with two USB microphones with different input numbers?

I'm trying to record a podcast using two different microphones (after already realising you can't record using 2x the same mic) on my Mac High Sierra. I've tried this with multiple microphones but I ...
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Help identifying music format used in classic Mac OS games

Until QuickTime Musical Instruments came along, classic Mac OS didn't have much support for MIDI. So many games would pack the MIDI data and samples into resources in the resource fork of the ...
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Seamlessly sharing MIDI data between different music programs

Is there a way to work with music production so that the basic MIDI data (notes, events, etc.) are separated from the rest of the data used by the music program (plugins w/settings, advanced sheet ...
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How to use MacBook pro internal mic and EarPods mic simultaneously?

Is there a way that I can add two audio inputs, where one is the built-in internal mic, and another is a wired earphone mic plugged into the headphone port? When I plug in the earphone/mic, I lose ...
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Virtual MIDI input device?

Can I create a virtual MIDI keyboard that plays a .mid file? I have the Piano VST Addictive Keys, and would like to be able to play .mid files using the sounds that this VST provides. I thought I ...
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How to save/export as a MIDI file in GarageBand

Opening a midi file (.mid) in GarageBand is the easiest thing ever, but how do I go the other direction? I want to take a piece I recorded as a midi performance in GarageBand and turn it into a midi ...
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midi in + audio out on iPhone 7?

I'm trying to replicate the setup I used with my iPhone 6 for music production. On iPhone 6, I was able to have midi input from a digital piano, via lightning port audio output to a mixer, via ...
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How to manipulate all six channels from Zoom H6 in Audio Midi Setup?

Is there a way to manipulate all six channels on the multi-channel device in Audio Midi Setup? If not, is there a way via the command line or another application to make sure that the applications ...
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Can Mainstage send multiple CC messages on channel X based on a program change on channel Y

I have a GCX guitar switcher that opens and closes switches based on MIDI CC messages. For a given preset, I would like to send up to 8 CC# messages on channel 16. (Channel 16 is the only channel a ...
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Magic Trackpad 2 as a MIDI controler

I want to make music with a MagicTrackpad2, keeping it away from interacting with the mouse pointer. I found this software: MultiTouchMidi that works great with the builtin trackpad of a macbook. ...
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Google Drive no longer opens .mid files

My in-law's iPad Mini 582DC/A is running iOS 9.3.5 and Google Drive 4.13. Drive is apparently a recent update. She has access to a shared Drive filled with MIDI (.mid) files, which previously opened ...
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What is a MIDI Network Directory, and why is the connection refused?

I am for the first time attempting to sync my two computers running Ableton Live using the OS X virtual MIDI Network driver over Thunderbolt. The connection works if I use the MIDI Network Setup ...
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Some keys not working on Musical Typing?

I can't play some keys, such as H when on Octave C1, H and D when on Octave C2 or J and K on Octave C3. When I press them, I get no sound. If I manually place the notes out and then listen to it with ...
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Connecting my Roll Up Piano via USB to record MIDI

I have a roll up piano (see the image) that has an USB output. An USB cable comes with it: it is able to connect the roll up piano with the computer. I have connected it to my macbook. What ...
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Bluetooth MIDI in OS X Mavericks?

I just received a new wireless controller (Livid Minim) that works over Bluetooth MIDI. It works fine with my iOS devices, but won't connect to my Mac at all. I'm using a 2011 iMac running OSX ...
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Setting Up Ecler Evo 5, MPC 5000 and Pro Tools 12

I'm trying to set up the Ecler Evo 5 to read the Akai MPC 5000 via MIDI, and Pro Tools 12 to read the Ecler Evo 5 via FireWire. If anyone has a similar set up and knows the way to make these ...
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El Capitan MIDI broken

My oxygen 25 midi keyboard is 'compliant with el capitan' according to the m-audio website, but I noticed none of my DAWs could establish a connection or receive a midi signal. To prove no signal ...
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What software can I use to mirror my MIDI keyboard controller on-screen?

I have a MIDI keyboard controller and I want to be able to mirror what I am playing on an onscreen keyboard, so that students in a music class can see it. Suggestions?
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Mainstage Korg M3 bank select

I am using Mainstage 3 with my Korg M3. I would like to create patches in Mainstage that select a bank (I-A to I-G and U-A to U-G) on the M3. In Mainstage, you can send a bank select command by ...
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Strange issues with garage band 10 and sound fonts sf2

I'm having issues with Garage Band 10, when trying to set up custom sound fonts. I installed them in /Library/Audio/Sounds/Banks Then I opened the MIDI file, doing these steps: I select my track I ...
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Sizzling Sound on Yosemite in Multi-Output (Aggregate Device) from the 2. Device

I recently wanted to play my music through multiple output devices at once: My Macbook Pro's internal speakers Bluetooth Speakers As i have found from the internet i have created a Multi-Output ...
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Recording multiple midi inputs to separate tracks on garageband

Is there a way to record multiple midi inputs to separate tracks simultaneously using garageband? I'm holding an interview tomorrow and want a microphone for the subject and myself. I need to ...
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What is Master Device in MIDI?

So, what is the "Master Device" in Multi-output device? Cause I'm trying figure out how MIDI Aggregate Devices work, I need to now what is it.
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How can I play a MIDI file on my MIDI keyboard?

I have a MIDI file example.mid on my Mac OS X 10.6 laptop. The laptop is connected to a MIDI keyboard (old Yamaha Clavinova, if it matters) via a Roland UM-One mk2 USB-MIDI interface. Using Apple's ...
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How would I find out if an application installed the wavtap.kext as part of its package?

I'm experiencing many audiocore errors and am trying to narrow down the cause. A Google search has revealed that WavTap could potentially be the cause of these errors. WavTap is listed in my Audio ...
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How can I use Audio Midi Setup utility to create a multi-output device with multiple AirPlay speakers?

Reposted from What is the difference between an "aggregate" and a "multi-output" device? I am setting up a multi-output device using Audio Midi Setup utility, but I have an Apple ...
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Change volume on a multi output device - Mac [duplicate]

;) I have a small problem... When creating a multi output device in the application "MIDI" on the mac, i don't have any problems at all. Now i want to make Videos (YouTube) and wanted to output the ...
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Raw binary midi stream in terminal?

I want to be able to cat the device file of a raw binary input stream from a midi controller. In Ubuntu, the process to do this was something like cat /dev/dmmidi1. However, I do not see such a file ...
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Missing Safari-plugin for audio/MIDI

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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Playing MIDI in Firefox and Chrome

Playing midi files in either Chrome or Firefox used to be easy: it just worked by invoking Quicktime. However, Quicktime stopped supporting midi after version 7.6.6. After upgrading, the same websites ...
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Stuck Notes with a Midi Controller and GarageBand 10.0.1

In GarageBand 10.0.1 (2013), I frequently will get "stuck notes" (i.e., a certain key will continue playing as if held down when it is not) when playing my Akai MPK 25 connected via USB. I have ...
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How can I play a midi file from terminal?

I'm looking for a most simple command line app (or an on-board tool on Mavericks I am not aware of) to play a midi file from the terminal. As plain as possible, something like play myfile.mid. ...
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Play MIDI files

As far as I can tell, this is completely impossible. On 10.8.4. I am trying to play a sample MIDI file off of Wikipedia. Quicktime v 10.2 fails to open a MIDI file with error message The movie “Ii-...
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Start the recording using the MIDI piano keyboard?

Is it possible, in GarageBand, to start/stop the recording using the midi piano keyboard as it is, for instance with Cubase? My piano is quite far from my mac and I want to start recording from my ...
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How can I record music from a MIDI keyboard with a MacBook Pro?

I would like to use our MacBook Pro to record music my daughter plays on her MIDI keyboard as well as her voice. What kind of hardware/software do I need for this?
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What is the finder's default midi player and how does it know which instrument to associate with tracks?

What is the finder's default midi player and how does it know which instrument to associate with tracks? Also where does it take those instruments from? A VST? Is it possible to use these sounds ...
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How do I stop GarageBand from always popping up with the message “The Number of Midi Inputs Have Changed”

How do I stop GarageBand from always popping up with the message "The Number of Midi Inputs Have Changed" Every time I unplug or plug-in my Midi keyboard GarageBand always pops up with this message ...
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Master volume control is grayed out

on my Mac 10.6 (MacBook Pro Late 2009) master volume control for both Line-In built and for external USB Microphone is disabled (grayed out) Nobody really wanted to help what is the reason and how to ...
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Midi in browser on Mountain Lion

I recently moved on Mountain Lion. It seems that the OS does not allow midi playback in browser anymore. I can't find more informations but this threads: 1 ; 2 Can you help me to find a solution to ...
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Multi-output MIDI device disables volume control

When creating either an Aggregate Device or a Multi-Output Device in Audio MIDI Setup and setting it as the default audio output device, the volume control is greyed out and locked at maximum ...
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Converting pitches in audio to MIDI

I want to hum a tune and have the notes be converted into MIDI notes… is this possible?
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Asking QuickTime Player 7 to play MIDI files through GarageBand

By just launching a MIDI file it will play by default using QuickTime Player 7, but the volume is rather low and the sound is far from polished. How can I ask QuickTime player 7 (or any other ...
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Oxygen25 MIDI keyboard won't work with Pro Tools 9

I have Pro Tools 9.0.2 and a third Gen Oxygen25 MIDI keyboard connected by USB. Both are made by Avid, yet I can't get them to work together. The keyboard even works with Logic Pro 9, just not Pro ...
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How can I get more keyboard software instruments for GarageBand?

I've been using GarageBand to play my MIDI keyboard for a few years, just because of its built-in software instruments for keyboards. Now I'm thinking about purchasing some jam packs only for the ...