32bit MIDI synthesiser goes on salePublished: 21st Apr 2007, 23:14:57 | Permalink | Printable
Dozens of built-in instruments plus serial driver also releasedThe seemingly never ending story of the 32bit-compatible MIDI programs is now in its final chapter - Liquid Silicon have unveiled a 32bit compatible version of ESP's MIDISynth software.
After years of hints, speculation and demonstrations at shows, the synthesiser program is now available for order, and features 128 melodic instruments and 46 drum sounds. The software can play MIDI music from applications such as Sibelius by pretending to be a MIDI-compatible piece of hardware. A set of MIDI hardware drivers is also available.
Liquid's Alan Gibson said: "A lot of work has gone into updating all of the source code, including the six support modules plus all the MIDI, MIDISupport and Player code and finally we are in a position to release this new version.
"ESP's MIDI Synthesiser is a software music synthesiser which responds to MIDI commands in a similar way that a hardware sound module or keyboard would."
Users will need a 16bit sound system, at least RISC OS 3.5 and a StrongARM processor or faster.
• Liquid Silicon have also released a free serial port driver suitable for RiscPC-class, A9home and Iyonix machines. The InternalNH block driver software is based on an earlier driver by Hugo Fiennes.
MIDI software from Liquid Silicon
Previous: TimPlayer now supports MatrixTRK and 669 formats
Next: Why can't we all just get along?
DiscussionViewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end
Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.
Search the archives
Today's featured article
Silence is golden
Knowing how to tell your RiscPC to shut it
22 comments, latest by Rien on 7/8/04 5:56PM. Published: 1 Dec 2003
Viewfinder 2 revealed
Review: We take a look at the best view you've ever had of your desktop
4 comments, latest by ksattic on 27/1/02 9:43AM. Published: 19 Jan 2002
News and media:
RISCOS Ltd •
RISC OS Open •
MW Software •
Advantage Six •
CJE Micros •
Liquid Silicon •
Chris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collection •
The Register •
The Inquirer •
Apple Insider •
BBC News •
Sky News •
Google News •