[LAU] JACK-native MIDI monitor?

Carl Hetherington lists at carlh.net
Wed Jan 19 01:00:45 UTC 2011

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011, Leigh Dyer wrote:

> Hi all,
> Does anyone know of a MIDI monitor (a la KMidimon, or Qmidiroute, which I 
> usually use) that has native support for JACK MIDI? I recently upgraded to a 
> Saffire PRO 40 Firewire audio interface, and its MIDI ports, which are 
> exposed via JACK only, don't seem to be working consistently, at least when 
> used with ALSA apps via a2jmidid. I'm pretty sure there's nothing wrong with 
> a2jmidid, but it'd still be nice to take it out of the equation for debugging 
> purposes.

If you are not bothered about a GUI, there is an extremely simple program 
which will dump JACK MIDI to stdout here:




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