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MIDIPLAY(1) General Commands Manual MIDIPLAY(1)

NAME

midiplayplay MIDI files

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

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.
 
 
-g
Send a “General MIDI On” system exclusive message to the device.
 
 
-m
Show MIDI file meta events (copyright, lyrics, etc.).
 
 
-q
Do not play the MIDI file, just parse it.
 
 
-t tempo
Specifies the tempo. Default is 100.
 
 
-v
Be verbose. If the flag is repeated, the verbosity increases.
 
 
-x
Play a small sample sound.

SEE ALSO

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

HISTORY

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