amidi command examples

amidi command examples

amidi – read from and write to ALSA RawMIDI ports

#amidi -p hw:0 -s my_settings.syx

will send the MIDI commands in my_settings.syx to port hw:0.

#amidi -S 'F0 43 10 4C 00 00 7E 00 F7'

sends an XG Reset to the default port.


#amidi -p hw:1,2 -S F0411042110C000000000074F7 -r dump.syx -t 1

sends a “Parameter Dump Request” to a GS device, saves the received parameter data to the file dump.syx, and stops after the device has finished sending data (when no data has been received for one second).

#amidi -p virtual -d

creates a virtual RawMIDI port and prints all data sent to this port.


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