[chuck-users] MIDI Forwarding?

Johnathan Bell enigma.0za at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 09:32:41 EDT 2011

... I'm on a Mac. Looking for something free, I'd rather not have to pay for it if I can... especially considering buying Ableton ($500 USD) is overkill for just *one* feature. Does Jack work on a Mac?

- Johnathan

On Jul 26, 2011, at 8:32 AM, Tomtom wrote:

> Hi
> Depending on your operating system, there are probably MIDI forwarding tools
> that would allow you to do that without ChucK. I've never used it, but you
> might want to have a look at MIDI Yoke [1] if you are using windows. On
> GNU/Linux, Jack [2] allows you route MIDI messages between ins and outs.
> Hope this helps
> tom
> [1] http://www.midiox.com/index.htm?http://www.midiox.com/myoke.htm
> [2] http://jackaudio.org/
> Excerpts from Johnathan Bell's message of mar. juil. 26 14:21:58 +0200 2011:
>> All,
>> I was looking at Ableton to do this, but I think I may be able to achieve a cheaper and better solution using ChucK ...
>> I want to forward MIDI messages from a USB-MIDI keyboard, through a computer,
>> to a hardware synth that has the standard MIDI in/out ports. My keyboard does
>> MIDI over USB, but has no standard MIDI ports, so I can't plug it directly
>> into a synth, but if I were to use a USB MIDI interface on my computer, could
>> I interface the keyboard to the synth that way, using ChucK as a go-between?
>> It'd be a simple matter of opening the MIDI in from the keyboard, and then
>> just copying those messages to the MIDI out of the interface, I'm thinking...
>> - Johnathan
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