[LAU] Inquiry regarding midi-filters

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Thu Aug 26 21:44:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 14:33:47 -0700
Niels Mayer <nielsmayer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de>
>  wrote:
> > Is there any other easy midi-router / -filter that even thinks about these
> > use
> > cases? (Note: I didn't yet try pidim...)
> http://das.nasophon.de/mididings/
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> mididings is a MIDI router and processor based on Python, supporting ALSA
> and JACK MIDI. It is available under the GNU GPL and currently runs on
> Linux.
> Features:
> MIDI routing and filtering
> Filter events depending on their event type, channel, note number, velocity,
> etc., and freely route them between an arbitrary number of input and output
> ports.
> Modifying and converting MIDI events
> Transpose notes, apply velocity curves, change controller values and ranges,
> or convert events to any other MIDI event type. mididings also includes more
> complex functions like a diatonic harmonizer, floating split points, latched
> notes, and more.
> Seamless switching between patches
> Set up different "scenes", each with its own MIDI routing and processing,
> and switch between them at any time, even while playing. Switching scenes
> does not affect notes already held, and does not result in dropouts or stuck
> notes!
> MIDI event monitoring, running external commands
> Print MIDI event data to the console to help debugging your patches and
> configuring your MIDI controllers. In addition to its MIDI output, mididings
> can also execute shell commands and send OSC or DBUS messages.
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> Niels
> http://nielsmayer.com
> PS: as a recent convert to Vala ( http://spekle.googlecode.com ) I wish
> there was a http://live.gnome.org/Genie version of mididings  ...

Wow! That ticks ALL the boxes!

Even has both Jack and Alsa MIDI :)

Will J Godfrey
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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