[linux-audio-user] Audacity and MIDI

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Wed Sep 17 05:09:01 EDT 2003

Robert Jonsson wrote:
> Wednesday 17 September 2003 06:30 skrev mawali at news.icns.com:
>>Thanks for getting my son hooked on audacity, but now I am getting more
>>questions. I have audacity-1.2 now and I like the feature (esp looping). I
>>can import a MIDI file but then cannot play it. I do not see any setting
>>for MIDI out on the preferences. I get a device not found error when I
>>play a midi track. Am I missing anything.
> Audacity? Midi? 
> Am I missing something, isn't Audacity a pure audio application?

The docs say pretty clearly that midi importing works but playback is 
not supported yet.

I think someone coded it up one night while they were speeding... er... 
I mean deep in hack mode... and now they can't remember what they did to 
get it there ;)


Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd.
Http://www.djcj.org - The Linux Audio Users guide

Being on stage with the band in front of crowds shouting, "Get off! No!
We want normal music!", I think that was more like acting than anything
I've ever done.

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