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Nikolaj Dam Roadley-Battin
Posted Feb 16 - Read on Facebook

Does framer officially support MIDI Out yet?

I read in the MIDI Component, that you use the Web MIDI API, which does have this option. Can I access MIDI Out or should I use Web MIDI as an extra Module to get more functions?

Any help on this matter is appreciated, as I am looking to make some MIDI In/Out examples for Hardware Prototyping :)

5 Comments

Wonjun Song

midi out works on the framer. however, i find that when you play chord on the keyboard, the signal that you get is pretty random. individual note seems pretty accurate.

Jonas Treub

Eelco created the MIDI component and might have some advice.

Jordan Robert Dobson

You can with the jazz midi plugin. I use that for Safari so that it will support midi in. Out should work as well.

Jan Rod

Any work towards making Framer interface with physical computing platforms would be amazing.

Eelco Lempsink

MIDI Out is indeed *not* offered through the Framer API, but you can use the Web MIDI API. As Jordan Robert Dobson said, the Jazz MIDI plugin (http://jazz-soft.net/download/Jazz-Plugin/) is needed to make it work in Safari / Framer Studio (else it will use a minimal polyfill in Framer Studio, that only offers the MIDI In functionality).

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