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MIDIRECORD(1) NetBSD General Commands Manual MIDIRECORD(1)
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midirecord -- record midi files
midirecord [-aDfhoqV] [-B buffersize] [-c channels] [-d devices]
[-f sequencerdev] [-n notesperbeat] [-R roundbeats]
[-r raw_output] [-T tempo] [-t time] file
The midirecord program converts the sequencer events read on sequencerdev
to the named MIDI SMF output. If the file name is -, output will go to
the standard output. By default, timing for events begins with the first
event. The -o flag may be used to start timing events at the process
The following options are available:
-a Append to the specified file, rather than overwriting.
-B buffersize Set the sequencer device read buffer size to
buffersize. The default value is 32768 bytes.
-c channels Sets the filter list of channels to channels, which is
a comma separated list of channels to filter in.
-D Enable debug log.
-d devices Sets the filter list of devices to devices, which is a
comma separated list of devices to filter in.
-f sequencerdev Sets the sequencer device to use to sequencerdev. The
default is /dev/music.
-h Print a help message.
-n notesperbeat Sets the MIDI notes (clocks) per beat to notesperbeat.
-o Start the relative timer at process start up instead of
at the first event.
-q Be quiet.
-R roundbeats Round timings to roundbeats of a note. Output will
always be aligned to this many beats.
-r raw_output Create the raw output of the sequencer device in
-T tempo Set the tempo for the recording to tempo.
-t time Sets the maximum amount of time to record. Format is
-V Be verbose.
MIDIDEVICE the midi device to be used.
midiplay(1), midi(4), sequencer(4)
The midirecord program was first seen in NetBSD 7.
The midirecord program was written by Matthew R. Green
SYSEX, LOCAL and FULLSIZE messages are not currently handled, but the
NetBSD sequencer(4) device does not generate them.
NetBSD 9.0 September 22, 2015 NetBSD 9.0