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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 start up.
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 raw_output. -T tempo Set the tempo for the recording to tempo. -t time Sets the maximum amount of time to record. Format is [hh:]mm:ss[.dddddd]. -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 <mrg@eterna.com.au>.
SYSEX, LOCAL and FULLSIZE messages are not currently handled, but the NetBSD sequencer(4) device does not generate them. NetBSD 9.2 September 22, 2015 NetBSD 9.2
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