QMidi 1.8 review

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Midi is the ultimate MIDI/Karaoke player for the Macintosh.

License: Shareware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 505K
Developer: Bruno Di Gleria
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Price: $12.00
Updated: 12 Sep 2006
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Midi is the ultimate MIDI/Karaoke player for the Macintosh. It can play allkinds of MIDI files, no matter where they came from, in any order, usingeither the QuickTime musical instruments, Opcode OMS, MOTU FreeMIDI system,or serial port interface. QMidi also incorporates a MIDI mixer + GS effects.

Here are some key features of "QMidi":
Supports Midi/Karaoke format 0 and 1, AIFF/AIFC, MP3 (QT 4.1), AAC (QT 6), Sound Designer II, uLaw (AU), WAV, AVI, DV, Motion JPEG, MPEG, CDG.
External text display/edit/synchronization/merge.
Pitch transpose, Chord transpose.
Unlimited number of play lists.
Up to 16 files per play List.
Start from first note.
Chase events.
Chain play, loop, repeat all.
MIDI mixer, GS effects.
Works with QuickTime 3.0 or newer (not required for external MIDI playback).
Classic version supports OMS, FreeMIDI and serial port output.
Carbon version supports OS X MIDI system and Music Devices.
Full Drag & Drop support.

Unregistered version has no other limitations than the annoying request at startup.

What's New:
Universal Binary support for Mac OS X which provides native support for Macintosh with Intel Core processors. QMidi supports the enhancements to performance introduced by the new MacIntel chipsets.
Classic version is no more supported.

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