Monthly Archive for December, 2011

Midibridge using base64 soundfonts, a proof of concept

Deprecated, please use Chris Wilson’s WebMIDIAPI Shim

Michael Deal made a brilliant music theory learning app for Google Chrome using base64 soundfonts. In fact he is not really using the soundfonts itself, but rendered .ogg files that are loaded as base64 files into the html5

Playback of midi files added to the midibridge (preview)

Deprecated, please use Chris Wilson’s WebMIDIAPI Shim I made a test version of the midibridge that allows you to playback midi files. This version uses the File API for loading the midi file and a html5 slider for controlling the song position, so it currently only runs in Chrome:

http://abumarkub.net/midibridge/examples/base64.html You can simply drag and drop a midi file (.mid extension) onto the dropbox and the file gets loaded into the applet as a base64 string. Continue reading ‘Playback of midi files added to the midibridge (preview)’