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ofMIDIDebugger

Description

ofMIDIDebugger is command line tool to monitor and send MIDI messages.

Installation

OSX

On OSX you can install it via brew.

brew tap thomasgeissl/tools
brew install ofmididebugger
# brew upgrade ofmididebugger

This will download the most recent version of the MIDI debugger and add it to your search path.

Building

And as always you can clone it to your apps directory and build it by running make.

Usage

  • list available MIDI in and out ports: ofMIDIDebugger -l
  • listen to incommig MIDI messages on port index 0: ofMIDIDebugger -p 0
  • listen to incommig MIDI messages on a virtual port: ofMIDIDebugger -v virtualMIDIPort
  • send a NOTEON of NOTEOFF message (channel NOTEON pitch velocity): ofMIDIDebugger -v virtualMIDIPort -m "1 NOTEON 60 127"
  • send a CC message (channel CC control value): ofMIDIDebugger -v virtualMIDIPort -m "1 CC 1 127"
  • send a PROGRAMCHANGE message (channel PROGRAMCHANGE control): ofMIDIDebugger -v virtualMIDIPort -m "1 PROGRAMCHANGE 1"
  • send a PITCHBEND message (channel PITCHBEND value): ofMIDIDebugger -v virtualMIDIPort -m "1 PITCHBEND 127"
  • TODO: sysex, aftertouch, polyaftertouch support

The following types are supported by now:

  • NOTEON
  • NOTEOFF
  • CC
  • PROGRAMCHANGE
  • PITCHBEND

License

This software is distributed under the MIT License, please note that dependencies might be released differently.

Copyright (c) 2019 Thomas Geissl

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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