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Write Standard MIDI File from a Tool

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would it be theoretically possible to generate a Standard MIDI File from a tool?


asked Jan 16, 2021 in Controllers, OSC & MIDI by domenico-cipriani (Master) (3,110 points)

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You could pretty easily write a Tool to output events to a text file (something like CSV or TSV or other format), and then use one of the CSV-to-MIDI converters to create a MIDI file. 

These are some examples found on the web, but I haven't tested them:

If the reason you want to generate a MIDI file is to do music notation, you could try LilyPond.

Does anyone know of other text-to-midi file conversion programs?

answered Jan 18, 2021 by ssc (Savant) (124,560 points)
selected Jan 21, 2021 by domenico-cipriani
if anybody needs it, here a guide to write MIDI information into a CSV file