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Technical MIDI Links
Site Title Description
A List Of MIDI Editors And Sequencers A Good List From WIKI With The Software Title, The Platform, License Requirements, The Developer Name And Additional Notes. Click On The Software Title And You Go To A Specific Page About The Program And Then There Is Usually Another Link To The Developers Official Web Site Near The Bottom Of The Page
An Introduction To MIDI A Basic Explanation Of MIDI From The Folks At XG-Central
Bob Frazier's Music Theory Page A Personal Page By A Great Sequencer About Music Theory And MIDI And More Music Formats.  The Site Is Managed And Maintained By Robert E. "Bob" Frazier
Crash Course on the Standard MIDI Specification Contains the instructions in gory detail of what bytes need to go into a Standard Midi File. By Daniel White.
MidkarTech Our Associate Group For MIDI Technical Discussions And Information
MIDI Manufacturers Association The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) is the publisher and authoritative source of MIDI specifications. Manufacturers achieve interoperability through compliance with MMA Recommended Practices. They provide forums for developers to coordinate changes to the MIDI specification, which today remains one of the most relevant standards in the entertainment industry.

NEW! (2016) MIDI standards documents are now available in .pdf form from the MMA free with registration!

MIDI Technical Fanatic's Brainwashing Center Although This Site Has Not Been Updated For Quite Some Time It Still Contains A Great History About MIDI And A Considerable Amount Of MIDI Technical Information And Links To More.  The Site Was Created By Jeff Glatt
Musical Instrument Digital Interface
aka MIDI
This Is MIDI Information And A Lot Of Links About Our Favorite Subject On Wikipedia
PSR Tutorial

A Great Site For Users Of The Yamaha PSR Keyboards.  Lots Of Information On MIDI And Links To Many MIDI Sites. The Site Is Managed And Maintained By Joe Waters

Who Sang That Song If You've Ever Wanted To Know Who Sang A Particular Song Title You May Find The Answer On This Site
Yamaha Manual Library
(Added 02/21/11)
This is the index for all manuals provided by Yamaha for their various products. Manuals are provided in PDF format in several different languages.

MIDI & Karaoke Software Downloads And Links To Download Sites
Program Description Size
Anvil Studio
(External Link)
(Added 02/21/11)
Anvil Studio ™ is a free Windows 7 / Vista / XP program designed for people who want to: record music with MIDI and Audio equipment, compose music for MIDI and Audio equipment, sequence music with MIDI equipment, or play with music using a computer and sound card. They also have a version for use with Windows 98. Several of our members use this program. Exe File
2.00 MB
Crescendo
(Download Here)
MIDI player for IE & Mozilla based browsers. Crescendo should be the LAST plugin installed.  This Plug-In is no longer supported or updated but is still one of the best ever invented.  It will also play MP3 files. Zip File
3.10 MB
CrippleWare
(External Link)
Several MIDI utility programs that may be useful to you. It can find duplicate files, and tell .mid from .kar and rename them accordingly. By Mike Ulik. Zip file
3.86 MB
Diversi-Tune
(External Link)
A $35.00 shareware MIDI/Karaoke player that will also play MP3's. The player uses a bouncing ball that helps you keep the right beat as you sing. You also receive 4.3mb of Midi/Karaoke files with the player 172kb
FolksKJ
(External Link)
A free MIDI/Karaoke player designed by our member Phuoc Can Hua. It allows for slideshow graphics to accompany the song, and supports lyrics in Chinese and Vietnamese. For Windows XP, Windows 7. Zip File
5.29 MB
GNMIDI - MIDI Tools for Windows
(External Link)
MIDI Software Programs Combined Into One Program. MIDI Windows Utilities, MIDI DOS Commandline Utilities, DOS MIDI interface utilities, KORG I-Series DOS Utilities And Much More. Available In English And German (Windows Only) (This Is Not A Free Program But You Can Try For Free For Five Days) Zip File
870kb
Karakan
(Download Here)
Karakan is a free and easy to use editor for creating MIDI karaoke files. It runs under Windows 95 or higher. You can enter the lyrics of a song in the Karakan editor, as text, in Song Text Format (STF). Available in several languages. Recommended! Zip File
410kb
KaraFun
(External Link)
A highly recommended MIDI/Karaoke player that plays many other media formats and you can create Karaoke songs from Audio or MIDI music files. Available in English and French
(Requires Windows NT Or Above)
Exe File
4.08MB
KaraWin
(External Link)
Another recommended MIDI/Karaoke player. Also plays several other media formats. Works with Windows 95 or above. Viewable in several languages.  Free, Shareware and PRO versions available Exe File
3.04 MB
KarPbo
(External Link)
A free MIDI/Karaoke player designed by our member Arthur Agapoff. It plays various formats and allows you to convert MIDI to MP3, WAV Or Ogg Exe File
3.53 MB
midicsv
(website)
The program midicsv translates a MIDI file into a spreadsheet for the really nitty-gritty editing jobs. Program csvmidi converts the spreadsheet back to MIDI. For Windows or Unix. By John Walker, public domain, and free to use any way you like! Zip File
46 kB
MIDI Tool Box
(Download Here)
View embedded information, keyboard, MIDI output and create playlists and can sometimes repair a damaged MIDI file.  This is an old program originally designed for Windows 95 and is no longer being supported but it will work with some limitations through Windows XP Zip File
2.43 MB
Music Studio Producer Independence
(External Link)
Freeware and Shareware Programs For Sequencing Zip File 10.09 MB
Sibelius Scorch
(External Link)
Sibelius Scorch is the amazing free web browser plug-in that lets you play, transpose, change instruments, save and print your Sibelius scores on the Internet. For Windows XP 2 Or Above and Mac.  Apparently only available in English Unknown
vanBasco MIDI Player
(v2.53)

(Download Here)
An excellent MIDI & Karaoke player on or off line and can view embedded file information.  Uses very few resources when playing 708 KB
VirtualMIDISynth
(v1.17.1)

(External Link)
Coolsoft VirtualMIDISynth is a software MIDI synthesizer that provides a Midi Out device for Windows XP through Windows 10. There are also links to many soundfonts here. Exe File
1.03 MB
Winamp
(presently unavailable)

(External Link)
An extremely versatile on or off line media player. Supports many file formats and can view embedded file information.  Will play Karaoke files but does not display lyrics.

November 2016: Winamp has been sold. The website promises they are "working hard" to make it available again.

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Audio & Video Software Downloads And On Line Media Converters
Program Description Size
Convert It
(External Link)
A Site to on line convert any media file format (Documents, Images, Audio, Video & Archives) without buying or installing anything on your PC Unknown
KM Player
(External Link)
A highly rated free Media player that supports all major audio and video file formats and will also play MIDI and Karaoke files, however it does not display Karaoke lyrics Unknown
RealPlayer
(External Link)
Real Audio And Real Video Media player for MP3, Flash, Audio & RealPlayer File Formats.  One of their programs can be used to download YouTube videos.  This link on the left is to the RealPlayer Home Page.  There are several different programs available on that page.
The Direct Link For The YouTube Downloader Is Here: Downloader

(We Suggest You View The System Requirements Before Downloading)
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Music Theory
Title Description Size
Music Theory
(Version 1)
(Download Here)
A Great Article On Music Theory By Our Member Wayne Reed
This Version Is For Older Windows Word Users (.doc)
It Opens OK In Word Versions 95 Through 2003
171kb
Music Theory
(Version 2)
(Download Here)
The Same As Above Except This Version Is For Windows Version 2007 (.docx) 132kb
Music Theory
(Version 3)
(Download Here)
The Same As Above Except This Version Is In Windows Rich Text Format (.rtf)
It Opens OK In Microsoft Word 2000 And Above
3.0mb
Music Theory
(Version 4)
(Download Here)
The Same As Above Except This Version Is In Adobe Format (.pdf)
It Opens OK In My Older Adobe Reader Version 6.0 So It Should Open OK In Newer Versions.  If You Need The Reader Download It Here:

Adobe Reader (External Link)
587kb


Tips And Tricks For Windows

Title

Description

File Size
Tip #01
(Added 08/20/10)
How To Disable Windows Automatic Updates In XP
This Tip Is For Windows Users (.doc format)
(Contributed By Member Bob Eldridge)
39kb


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