Developer Ben Schmaus has released a free and open web app, Web MIDI Console, that’s designed to let you send and view MIDI messages in your Web browser. … Read More Send & View MIDI Messages From Your Browser
Keith McMillen Instruments shared this short demo of gestural mixing, using their K-Mix programmable mixer, a Leap Motion controller and Web MIDI. Whether or not you’re interested in gestural mixing, the video demonstrates how the K-MIx’s extensive MIDI support lets it be controlled just about any way that you want.
Novation has announced the release of Circuit Components, a suite of free tools that expand the functionality of their Circuit groovebox. Circuit Components makes Circuit way more powerful, adding sample import, a patch editor, cloud-based backup and more.
Novation has created an online player version of their Launchpad controller, Launchpad Intro, that can be used with a QWERTY keyboard or a plugged-in Launchpad controller. Taking advantage of the browser’s built-in web MIDI capabilities, Launchpad Intro enables users to remix songs within the Google Chrome browser using QWERTY keyboard, or using a plugged-in Launchpad.… Read More Novation’s Virtual ‘Launchpad Intro’ Uses Chrome + QWERTY
2016 NAMM Show: At the NAMM Show, Yamaha announced some updates to Soundmondo, its social media site for synth patch sharing. Soundmondo lets you connect your synth to the Internet, via Web MIDI, for patch sharing and more. Yamaha’s Nate Tschetter gave us an update on Soundmondo:
Developer Nikolay Tsenkov let us know about Viktor NV-1 – a free browser-based software MIDI synthesizer. In Chrome, you can plug in a MIDI keyboard and play it. Tsenkov notes that, if you connect a MIDI keyboard, you need to restart your browser to ensure that the keyboard controller is recognized.
With the newest version of Google Chrome, which came out a few weeks ago, the browser has added support for hardware MIDI – meaning that you can now use your MIDI controllers to play web-based music software.