[linux-audio-user] Is there a shortcut to merely test a midi device?
hanaghan at starband.net
Thu May 6 17:09:34 EDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 13:46, Mark Knecht wrote:
> tim hall wrote:
> > On Thursday 06 May 2004 17:15, Benjamin Flaming wrote:
> >>On Thursday 06 May 2004 10:09 am, Lee Dunbar wrote:
> >>>[snip: how to test a MIDI keyboard]
> >> Another idea would be to use Hydrogen for testing.
> > Yup, Qjackctl & Hydrogen are the two applications I usually bring up first to
> > check the system. There are command line utilities like aplaymidi &
> > arecordmidi (or amidi if you want to send sysex). I used to use timidity for
> > this purpose, but I haven't had it working properly for a while.
> > cheers
> > tim hall
> A nice feature in Reaktor Session is the ability to play a patch using
> the standard keyboard. z-? provide an octave with a few keys in the next
> row up (s,d,f,h,j, etc.) providing sharps.
> Does no Linux soft synth provide some capability like this?
> I think it would be a nice little app for someone to provide a simple
> MIDI keyboard emulator using the qwerty keybaord. (Or is this what
> virmidi does? I've never used it.)
Thats exactly what vkeybd does...only not QWERTY. More like AZSXFVGBHNJMKL. 8~}
You patch it in via one of the many gui apps.
I dont know if Reaktor registers a midi in port or not.
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