[gst-devel] GStreamer and MIDI Support ?

Jérôme Patey jerome.patey at open-plug.com
Tue Mar 22 03:02:18 CET 2005


    Well, I want to be able to play any kind of file with the same 
program, and I thought GStreamer would be able to do that. If I have a 
program for streams and a program for MIDI, it won't be very usefull !

    Do you know when is the support of MIDI meant to be added to GStreamer ?


Stefan Kost wrote:

> Hi Jérôme,
> currently there is no single line of code in GStreamer dealing with midi.
> For me personally one question is:
> what benefits one would expect from playing a midi file via GStreamer.
> The only one I could come up with is playing midi in sync with audio, 
> video.
> A different scenario is using Midi as a control protocol, that is to 
> control parameter of elements. But that my be a bit out of scope for 
> GStreamer as such.
> So maybe, you can tell as what you want to do.
> Ciao
>   Stefan
>> Hi
>>    I am planning on using GStreamer, and wondered if there was some 
>> support of MIDI.
>>    I mean : does GStreamer support playing of MIDI files, the output 
>> being a MIDI device.
>>    I've seen this document :
>> http://cvs.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gstreamer/docs/random/uraeus/gstreamer_and_midi.txt?rev=1.4&view=markup 
>>    But it appears to be quite old, and I wanted to have the latest 
>> information
>>    Thanks

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