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MIDIPLAY(1) General Commands Manual MIDIPLAY(1)

play 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:

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.
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-5.1