[linux-audio-user] Linux/Windows/Mac MIDI over LAN?

Kjetil S. Matheussen kjetil at ccrma.stanford.edu
Sun Jan 22 16:27:01 EST 2006

On Sun, 22 Jan 2006, Mark Knecht wrote:

> On 1/20/06, Kjetil S. Matheussen <kjetil at ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Mark Knecht:
>>> Hi all,
>>>   Is there any solution for removing MIDI cables and doing MIDI over
>>> Ethernet for all three platforms?
>> I know that midishare has support for eth midi for at least linux and mac.
>> (tried it, it works very well). And I would be surprised if it hadn't
>> support for eth midi for windows as well.
> Hi Kjetil,
>   Thanks for the info. I'm checking this out early on this Sunday
> morning. My eyes are barely open. Is this an app or a library for
> programmers?

Midishare is a library for midi-communication. A bit like alsa-seq.

> I found this link:
> http://midishare.sourceforge.net/


> To me this looks more like a library of programming functions. Can you
> point me toward an executable that I could put on my Mac and Linux
> boxes to try out?

There are various tools to communicate with the net and with alsa.
I don't know where they are hidden. Probably, they are in the main
source package...

> It seems promising.
Yeah, well, midishare is an old and trusted system. :-)


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