[linux-audio-user] Midi streaming

carmen _ at whats-your.name
Sat Jun 24 00:43:48 EDT 2006

On Sat Jun 24, 2006 at 02:29:14PM +1000, Ryan Heise wrote:
> Is there a way to play midi from a URL while it is downloading?
> timidity http://... doesn't, it waits until the entire file has
> downloaded before playing. pmidi only accepts a filename, not a url.
> Timidity++ and fluidsynth are able to act as servers that respond to
> midi events in realtime, but is there an easy way to hook this feature
> up to read events from a url stream while it is being downloaded?
im not sure theres an wasy way (uless writing your own program to do it is easy). try audacious. maybe it is up to the task. it can play mp3s over htttp before theyre done downloading anyways..

> Thanks for any suggestions,
> -- 
> Ryan Heise
> http://www.ryanheise.com/

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