[LAA] [ANN] KMid2 0.2.0 released

Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas pedro.lopez.cabanillas at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 16:27:25 EST 2010

KMid2 is a MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4. It runs in Linux, using the ALSA 

KMid2 plays to hardware MIDI devices or software synthesizers. It supports 
playlists, MIDI mapper, tempo (speed), volume and pitch (transpose) controls 
and configurable character encoding, font and color for lyrics. The graphic 
views include a rhythm view (visual metronome), a channels window with 
solo/muting controls and instrument selectors, and a piano player window 
(pianola). KMid2 runs in Linux, using the ALSA Sequencer. 

Changes in this release 0.2:
* External soft-synths can be automatically launched at startup. A new page 
including FluidSynth and TiMidity++ settings has been added to the 
configuration dialog.
* Each channel may be labeled in a text field besides each channel number.
* New "lock instrument" button in the channels window to override the song's 
predefined instruments.
* Settings per song can be saved and automatically retrieved, including text 
encoding, volume, pitch, rhythm, channel labels and fixed instruments.
* The sample songs location is added to the places navigation panel in the 
open dialog.
* Several other usability enhancements.

More info:

Copyright (C) 2009-2010, Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas
KMid2 is free software distributed under the terms of the GPL v2 license.


* Source packages 

* openSUSE RPMs, and Ubuntu DEB packages:


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