Using Midi

james lewes jameslewes at comcast.net
Wed Sep 11 16:20:00 CDT 2002


I have gotten the midi file into quicktime, what I am still unsure about is
how to get the midi to loop.

> From: Jan Schenkel <janschenkel at yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 12:48:02 -0700 (PDT)
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: Using Midi
> 
> Hi James,
> 
> Erm, in that case I'd say the midi file is somehow
> incorrect. QuickTime has had built-in midi-support
> since version 2.0, and I've never had any problems
> with it -- with the possible exception of them
> changing the sounds between versions, rendering some
> midi files weird-sounding, but that's an entirely
> different story..
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Jan Schenkel.
> 
> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish
> at the same time."  (De Rochefoucald)
> 
> --- james lewes <jameslewes at comcast.net> wrote:
>> What happens if one cannot play the midi in
>> quicktime player
>> 
>>> From: Jan Schenkel <janschenkel at yahoo.com>
>>> Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>>> Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 09:14:58 -0700 (PDT)
>>> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>>> Subject: Re: Using Midi
>>> 
>>> Hi James,
>>> 
>>> Heh, what I meant was: test if the midi file works
>> in
>>> QT player ;-)
>>> If so, all you need to do is create a "QuickTime
>>> player" control in your stack, using the bottom
>> right
>>> tool in the tool palette.
>>> Then, in the "Properties" window, select the
>> "Basic"
>>> tab and set the name of the player control to
>> "midi".
>>> Then, in the "Properties" window, select the
>> "Player"
>>> tab and click on the "Browse" button next to the
>> "File
>>> Path:" field.
>>> Locate your midi file, open the message window and
>>> type: 
>>> start player "midi"
>>> 
>>> That should get you on your way...
>>> 
>>> Best regards,
>>> 
>>> Jan Schenkel.
>>> 
>>> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more
>> foolish
>>> at the same time."  (De Rochefoucald)
>>> 
>>> --- james lewes <jameslewes at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> The Client wants it to loop as soon as the stack
>>>> loads. Should I import the
>>>> player into the stack. If that is the case how do
>> I
>>>> script for the stack to
>>>> first open windows media player / or quicktime
>>>> player then tell it to play
>>>> the midi file as loop
>>>> james
>>>> 
>>>>> From: Jan Schenkel <janschenkel at yahoo.com>
>>>>> Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>>>>> Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 08:43:41 -0700 (PDT)
>>>>> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>>>>> Subject: Re: Using Midi
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi James,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Have you tried playing this midi file straight
>>>> from
>>>>> QuickTime Player or Windows Media Player?
>>>>> If so, try and use it via a player object.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Jan Schenkel.
>>>>> 
>>>>> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more
>>>> foolish
>>>>> at the same time."  (De Rochefoucald)
>>>>> 
>>>>> --- james lewes <jameslewes at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>>>> I have tried importing a midi file as an audio
>>>> clip
>>>>>> but all I get is a holy
>>>>>> hellish scratching. Anybody know how to make a
>>>> midi
>>>>>> file usable.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> James
>>>>>> 
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