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MikeS
18-06-2005, 03:23 AM
Hello all,

Had a browse around google, but couldn't find any good examples of midi programming with object pascal. Does anyone have any good resources for using MIDI with FPC(or even Delphi)? I want to make a simple sound synthiser, so I've read MIDI is the way to go. Can I use OpenAL or FMOD to utilise the MIDI format?

Thanks for any help.

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MikeS
20-06-2005, 01:24 AM
Is midi programming that scary?

http://www.curvedbasic.com/midi.JPG

cairnswm
20-06-2005, 04:56 AM
There is a component for Delphi called TMidiGen. As far as I know it is free and includes source:

http://www.alan-warriner.co.uk/soft.htm

Paulius
20-06-2005, 08:51 AM
It?_Ts not clear what you mean by midi programming. A decent sound synthesizer is actually pretty hard to write, even more so if you want it to accurately process midi events. Writing a midi file generator and playing it on what you can would be easier, but you?_Td still have to read up quite a bit on its format and besides midi files sound cheesy at best and quite different on different hardware.

Sly
20-06-2005, 10:35 AM
FMOD will play MIDI files easily enough.

MikeS
22-06-2005, 09:57 PM
Okay, thanks for your replies everyone.

I suppose I'll just have to keep on searching.

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