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midiplayplay MIDI files


midiplay [-gmqvx] [-f device] [-t tempo] [file ...]


The midiplay command plays MIDI files. If no file name is given it will play from standard input; otherwise it will play the named files.
The options are as follows:
-f device
Specifies the name of the sndio(7) MIDI device.
Send a “General MIDI On” system exclusive message to the device.
Show MIDI file meta events (copyright, lyrics, etc.).
Do not play the MIDI file, just parse it.
-t tempo
Specifies the tempo. Default is 100.
Be verbose. If the flag is repeated, the verbosity increases.
Play a small sample sound.


aucat(1), midi(4), sndio(7)


The midiplay command first appeared in NetBSD 1.4.
October 18, 2011 OpenBSD-current