[PD] Open midi files in PD Vanilla?

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Tue Aug 14 08:00:51 CEST 2012

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 11:37:17AM -0700, Miller Puckette wrote:
> The "seq" object is part of Krzysztof Czaja's "cyclone" library which I
> found rather easy to compile last time I tried (on a linux system; not
> sure what will happen in IOS).  I don't think there are any third-party
> library dependencies but I could easily be wrong about that since linux
> provides so much stuff and it's easy to use things without knowing you're
> using them.
> Another pretty good way would be to use some midi file to text converter
> to pre-convert all the MIDI files you want to use; then use "qlist" in
> Pd vanilla to sequence them.  

[seq] can save a midi file in a text format that with some massaging can
be made to play directly in a "qlist". The rj library contains an
abstraction "c_seqplay" that does the necessary conversions on the fly.
rj is availabe at https://github.com/rjdj/rjlib
(c_seqplay is pure vanilla)


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