WIDI Audio To MIDI Audio Unit

Audio Unit for polyphonic Automated Music Transcription version 1.21
for MAC OS X

Contents:
  1. What is new
  2. Introduction
  3. Features
  4. Description
  5. System Requirements
  6. Installation
  7. License
  8. Other things

Copyright WIDISOFT, 1998-2006


1. What is new

Version 1.21:
- First official Universal Binary, compatible with Intel and PPC Macs
- Help updated: more AU hosts are listed

Version 1.20:
- All Program Change MIDI messages can be disabled
- Many bugs and compatibility issues were fixed
- First commercial version

Version 0.96:
- Beta version

2. Introduction

WIDI Audio To MIDI Audio Unit allows to recognize polyphonic Audio tracks into MIDI data.
With WIDI AU you can: More information about Audio to MIDI Conversion and complete list of features are available in the help file.

WIDI Audio To MIDI AU utilizes Audio Unit technology, and can be used with almost any host supporting Audio Units, such as Logic, Plogue Bidule, Ableton Live, Digital Performer and others. WIDI AU cannot be used as a stand-alone application, there is other software from WIDISOFT that does Audio To MIDI conversion directly.

WIDI Audio To MIDI AU is available for Mac OS X (Power PC).

3. Features

4. Description

WIDI Audio To MIDI Audio Unit is a realtime Audio to MIDI conversion plugin for Logic, Ableton Live, Plogue Bidule and other audio applications supporting Audio Units. The plugin receives input from an audio channel and performs realtime music recognition. Resulting MIDI events are then sent to the MIDI Device, MIDI Loopback or to the MIDI File. Detected notes as well as signal spectrum are also displayed in the plugin window. Polyphony and sensitivity of recognition algorithm can be set up to obtain better recognition quality. The velocity of output notes is constant and can be controlled with a slider.

See included help file for detailed usage reference.

5. System Requirements

WIDI Audio To MIDI Audio Unit requires the following:
Processor Intel or Power PC no less than 1GHz
Physical memory 128Mb
Drive space 5 Mb
Operating system MAC OS X 10.4 or later (Intel or Power PC)
Required software MAC OS X audio application supporting Audio Units

6. Installation

To install, launch widi_audio2midi_au.pkg in Finder and follow the instructions.

To uninstall, remove widi_audio2midi.component from your /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components directory.

7. License

WIDI Audio Unit is a "try-before-buy" software. In the unregistered version, MIDI output is muted for 15 seconds every 15 seconds.

See license.txt for details.

7. Other things

Please, inform us about bugs and your ideas on how to improve the Plugin. Feedback form is located here

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You can find the recent versions at: www.widisoft.com
General Info: info@widisoft.com
Support & Feedback: support@widisoft.com

WIDISOFT 1998-2006

Audio Unit is an audio plugin technology by Apple Computers, Inc.