Makers of Sound2MIDI, which
intercepts audio signals received from a microphone and sends each note
as MIDI data to your sequencer, and WAV2MIDI, which converts audio files.
Makers of Performer, "a
new approach to a MIDI file player" that creates a light show to accompany
the music. Oh, man, the colors are far out!
They make various flavors
of Cakewalk, the most popular sequencer, as well as notation programs and
Makers of Finale notation
program and SmartMusic (formerly Vivace) tutorial/automatic accompanist
Makers of Revolve 100m,
a pattern-based step sequencer with the vintage control of a modular analog
system. Somewhat like Rebirth, but with MIDI sounds for rave/dance music.
They make the Logic and
Logic Audio sequencers, for both PC and Macintosh.
Makers of Net Sessions,
which allows musicians to connect over the Internet and collaborate on
Makers of Hotz Tracks, a
program that lets you select a MIDI backing track and then jam along on
your computer keyboard. Fun for kids and adults.
These creative people
are the makers of Power Chords Pro which uses a representation of a guitar
fretboard for entering MIDI notes. They also make Mr. Drumsticks and other
Makers of Sonic Implants
and Piano Implants SoundFonts for Creative Labs SoundBlaster, EMU APS,
and Seer Systems sound cards (more are coming soon). These samples completely
change the sound of your card. They offer SoundFonts for gamers, musicians,
The Justonic software makes
tuning adjustments to the pitch tables of your microtunable synthesizer.
In addition to allowing pure harmonic tuning, the Justonic system allows
musicians to experiment with international and historic scales, Indian
raga scales, Arabic scales with quarter-tone thirds, harmonic blues scales,
and other choices.
Free software for jamming
live over the Net. Still in early development, but looks exciting!
Products include music
studio and music studio deluxe, which combine MIDI with digital
of the Unicorn
This company offers The
Performer sequencer, timers, interfaces and various utilities for PCs and
Accompanies the keyboard
player in real-time by playing bass and drum notes that match the chords
you play to the song style. Designed to be used in the studio as well as
in a live performance.
Studio is another popular
sequencer and is especially good for beginners.
Makers of Musicator Win
and Musicator Audio sequencing programs for the PC. Their page also contains
some useful utilities and information.
This link takes you to their
Midiscan information page. Midiscan converts written music, via a scanner,
Makers of Nightingale notation
software for the Macintosh, Piano educational system for Windows, and many
They offer the shareware
NoteWorthy Composer, a notation-based sequencer. Also available is their
free NoteWorthy Player for playing MIDI and Composer files.
music editor which was published originally for the Amiga platform, now
available for Windows.
They make the Studio Vision
sequencer and other advanced audio products for the Macintosh.
G-VOX, best known for their
MIDI guitar products, took over Passport Designs when it went out of business.
Software products include the MusicTime and Encore notation programs and
the Master Tracks Pro sequencer.
They offer over 316 soundbanks
supporting Akai, Alesis, Casio, Ensoniq, Korg, Kurzweil, Oberheim, Roland,
Studio Electronics, and Yamaha synthesizers and samplers.
Integrated software for
music composition, incorporating notation, arranging, MIDI sequencing and
Makers of the free DRGN
software for live jamming over the Net. This is a must-see.
Music Machine - Search
Looking for MIDI players
or utilities to convert from one file type to another? All this and more
can be found in this great collection of free and low-cost programs available
Notation software designed
to be fast and easy to use. The "Save as Web Page" feature automatically
creates an HTML file of your score that can be viewed, played and transposed
through a free browser plug-in.
Their main product is QuickScore
Elite, integrated software for music composition incorporating notation,
arranging, MIDI sequencing and recording.
They make The Jammer and
Jammer Pro (like Band-in-a-Box, but more sophisticated).
Makers of the Koan family
of authoring tools and web browser plug-ins for generative (randomly-produced)
(North America site)
These are the makers of
the Macintosh and Windows-based sequencer Cubase and other programs favored
A program for creating,
editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music for guitar
and other fretted, stringed instruments. Imports from and exports to MIDI
and other formats.
Makers of vanBasco's
midi player which plays both MIDI and karaoke files through your browser.
Makers of The Sequence Manager
which locates and catalogues music files on your hard drive.
Turtle Beach, Inc.
They make the sequencers
Digital Orchestrator Plus and Pro, notation software Music Write, and various
educational titles and utilities. The software company Voyetra merged with
hardware maker Turtle Beach Systems.
This is the software company
responsible for the development of DNA Groove Templates, which can be used
with Cakewalk, Cubase, Logic, Performer, and Vision sequencers.
The MIDI Language
Zel is a computer language
for creating MIDI music. It works in conjunction with your MIDI sequencer
and synthesizer so you can listen to your code as you write it. Both
free and "Pro" versions are available.