[linux-audio-dev] Best-performing Linux-friendly MIDI interfaces?

Lars Luthman larsl at users.sourceforge.net
Sat May 28 20:40:48 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-05-28 at 15:48 +0200, Jay Vaughan wrote:
> i'm currently working on a rather large project which i'd like to 
> fully support under Linux .. it requires, however, a functioning MIDI 
> sub-system.  for this reason, i'd like to ask members of LAD to 
> report on their experiences with using professional MIDI interfaces, 
> such as (for example) the Motu MTP AV, Digidesign MIDEX-8, etc?
> what is the 'easiest' MIDI interface to get working under the average 
> Linux kernel?  what sort of experiences do folks have with getting 
> MIDI working (on a programming level) using API's such as (but not 
> limited to) ALSA, and MidiShare?

If your software is going to send or receive MIDI to and from any other
Linux software ALSA is _the_ standard.

Lars Luthman
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