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Re: Native sound system

On Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:32:16 +0000
Benny Siegert <> wrote:

> Are people still using MIDI?


If you are talking about rendering music for games, websites, etc via
MIDI files, I would expect that to be rare these days.

But if you mean interfacing with hardware synthesizers made before 1999
or so - then MIDI is the only way to go. There is still quite a bit of
such equipment still in use that will be used until it dies.

Even modern USB based keyboards, knob boxes, and other such audio
controllers often emulate a USB to MIDI interface to interact with
software. This spares the expense of writing custom drivers.

Aaron B. <>

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