Best software MIDI player?

Discussion in 'General Sequencing' started by Plazmic, Mar 19, 2004.

  1. kapilar

    kapilar New Member

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    for _only_ midi playin' i use tune1000 soft concert karaoke. it's an old, but very easy proggie. can change key and tempo, track istruments, reverb, chorus, too. have a look at the screenshot.

    kapilar

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  2. kapilar

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    forgot to say: has an encredible catalouge function, with copy/move, can make groups. you simply vcan selecet, play, start stop etc by (pc) keyboard. i used it for years on stage in an entertainertainment act.

    kapilar
  3. saxmidiman

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    Pretty cool. Will check it out. Looks very similiar to Yamaha Softsynth's player but with an easier to decipher interface. Can you link this player with a website?

    I would like to try it sometime.
  4. Zandro

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    Looks like the only version publicly available costs $19.95.
  5. saxmidiman

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    Yeah I found that out. There's also a warning of no support as well.

    19.95 US for a product that's unsupported????
    I live in Canada so that's about 75.00 Canadian.
    :laugh:

    Don't think so!!!!
  6. kapilar

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    it's worth every cent, you won't need a support, everything works fine. but be aware, there are some dll-probs in winxp, the opened windows won't close. if you wanna try out :thumbsup: the wonderful little proggie, get the file i _found_ in yousendit, take "buddy" for rar-pass and have phun.

    kapi

    http://yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=A109C044F00B4ECC87800BBE61B52282

    !the link lasts only seven days!
  7. dabiri

    dabiri New Member

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    winamp here...
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    I use Cakewalk 9. Always have and probably always will. If the midi isn't quite right its pretty easy to touch it up. You can take out instruments add in. Its great! Highly recommended.
  9. Graeme

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    Guys - we're talking about an application which was originally designed to run under Windows 3.1!!!

    Seems to me, there has to be something more recent available.
  10. Graeme

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    Althoug it's a great sequencer, the original question was about a 'software midi player', so Cakewalk doesn't really qualify, does it?
  11. kapilar

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    may be, but NOTHING with the same or similar great life features and nothing as small as the soft concert. you dont need a gigabyte for a midiplayer :)

    kapi
  12. saxmidiman

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    Cakewalk 9 can be considered a midi player for two reasons.

    It can have a playlist similiar to other midiplayers.

    It also comes with software called "virtual jukebox". It runs independently of Cakewalk.

    "Virtual Jukebox" is what I use in live situations.
  13. Graeme

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    I'd say that was pushing it a bit. We're talking about a very expensive bit of software here - hardly in the 'midi-player' class - on top of which, it has no sound engine. For me, anything without its own sound engine is not a stand-alone midi player.
  14. saxmidiman

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    The question posed here is about the best midi player. I didn't see anything about "stand alone". You would have to eliminate most of the suggestions here if you wanted something with a sound generator.

    We also didn't discuss pricing. If you want something with little to no cost, get Winamp.

    Do me a favor and realize that first off, there isn't many great all in one "stand alone" midi players. That's why people have great sound cards on their computers, or use sound fonts, or use Soft synths.

    Cakewalk can be a midi player. As I have said previously, I use the virtual jukebox section of Cakewalk to run all my midi's in my performances.
  15. SirThanxALot

    SirThanxALot New Member

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    i prefer tols such as cakewalk for midi playing
    I must admit that they are not dedicated players, but more
    music authoring tools in general
    However, I seldomly play midi files just in some mediaplayer
    Mostly I study them, rerute the different tracks to different midi instruments and so on
    Guess i'm more of an 'active' midi user
  16. songer

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    <<< vanbasco forever! :p

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