What's New

New with 2.6.1 -Released on Jan 31 2017

  • Restored compatibility with OS X 10.6 (Snow leopard) :-)
  • Transport window now looks fine on retina displays.

Bug Fixes:

  • Large Sysex MIDI messages are now handled correctly.
  • Fixed a last minute bug which occurred on version 2.6 when exporting to movie.
  • PDF thumbnails were not displayed on Mac OS Sierra (Apple bug #27457412). Fixed.
  • Restored french localization of karaoke window.

New with 2.5.12 -Released on Nov 26 2016

  • Fixed a bug (corrupted synced text) while exporting to MP3.

New with 2.5.11 -Released on Sep 23 2016

  • Added support for AIFF/WAV tags.
  • Added (read only) support for WinLive WAV lyrics and chords tags.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a crash that could occur on MacOS Sierra with the library window.

New with 2.5.9 -Released on Aug 09 2016

Bug Fixes.

New with 2.5.8 -Released on Aug 02 2016

  • Added (read only) support for WinLive MP3 lyrics and chords tags.
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) is no longer supported.
  • Better handling of USE FOR DRUM PART sysex.

Bug Fixes:

  • The library could freeze when selecting a folder with many nested folders. Fixed.
  • Some UI controls were not displayed correctly on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Fixed.
  • Various bugs fixes and optimizations.

New with 2.5.7 -Released on Apr 07 2016

  • Added support for UTF-8 encoded MIDI files.
  • Added Reed-Solomon error correction on CDG files.

Bug Fixes:

  • Some CDG commands were not handled correctly. Fixed.
  • Since version 2.5, exporting a MIDI karaoke file as movie did not work correctly. Fixed.

New with 2.5.6 -Released on Feb 08 2016

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed random crashes occurring with corrupted CDG files.
  • If the LAME framework was not installed, QMidi did crash when exporting as movie a MP3 file. Fixed.

New with 2.5.5 -Released on Jan 27 2016

Bug Fixes:

  • Sometimes the chords of the last song were not cleared when loading a new song without chords. Fixed.
  • MIDI tracks played even if disabled in the library options. Fixed.
  • MIDI patches randomly not set correctly on external devices with "Start from first note" option activated. Fixed.
  • When using a unique external MIDI device, crossfade between MIDI files was not handled correctly. Fixed.
  • If the LAME framework was not installed, QMidi did crash when exporting as movie a pitch/rate modified MP3. Fixed.
  • Fixed random crashes when playing movies. Smoother video playback.
  • Restored mixer window drag & drop.
  • Restored karaoke window localization.
  • PDF documents were sometimes not displayed correctly. Fixed.
  • Various bugs fixes and optimizations.

New with 2.5-Released on Dec 11 2015

  • Movies are now displayed on the two windows simultaneously.
  • You can now add synced text to movies.
  • You can now paste/drag images to rich text documents.
  • You can now use the "Find" menu to quickly select the library (or front playlist document) search field.
  • MP3 export via LAME framework download.
  • Undefined MIDI patches are now greyed in the MIDI mixer.
  • Added animated line scroll mode on karaoke text.
  • Added some useful applescript commands.
  • Just drag a text or PDF file over the karaoke window to link it with the current song.
  • Added MIDI Thru: Incoming MIDI messages are now routed to the current MIDI output.

Pro version only:

  • You can now easily crossfade your MIDI, audio and video media.
  • Added metronome with precount and user specified audio channel output.
  • You can now manually preload the next song to play.

Bug Fixes:

  • Various bugs fixes and optimizations.

New with 2.4.6-Released on Nov 17 2015

  • Mac OS X Leopard (10.5) is no longer supported.

Bug Fixes:

  • On OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), file drag & drop on the karaoke window did not work anymore. Fixed.
  • On OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), some videos were not displayed correctly. Fixed.
  • Various bugs fixes and optimizations.

New with 2.4.5-Released on Sep 16 2015

Bug Fixes:

  • Chords count was not properly computed when using fixed font size. Solved.
  • Fixed an incompatibility with OS X 10.11 "El Capitan".

New with 2.4.4-Released on Jun 27 2015

  • Improved the feature of locating a moved playlist/library file.
  • Better handling of serial code insertion.

New with 2.4.3-Released on May 28 2015

Bug Fixes:

  • QMidi sometimes crashed after exporting a MIDI file as MIDI. Fixed.
  • Some fields of the library were not properly localized. Fixed.
  • Removed lyrics search menu because LyrDB server is down.
  • Other bugs fixes and optimizations.

New with 2.4.2-Released on March 6 2015

Bug Fixes:

  • When saving karaoke text on disk while in edit mode, synchronization was lost. Fixed.
  • Lyrics containing non ISO Latin 1 characters where skipped when exporting as MIDI. They are now replaced with the question mark.

New with 2.4.1-Released on December 6 2014

  • Added mute groups on MIDI mixer.

Bug Fixes:

  • Since version 2.3.11, genre was cleared when editing a MIDI file information in the library. Fixed.

New with 2.4-Released on September 1 2014

  • Now signed with version 2 signature as required by OS X 10.9.5 and later (Yosemite).
  • PPC architecture is no longer supported.

New with 2.3.11-Released on August 19 2014

  • Added support for site licenses.
  • Added read only support for M-LIVE MIDI tags.

New with 2.3.10-Released on April 22 2014

Bug Fixes:

  • Modifying and saving synced text while in edit mode did not work properly. Fixed.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when exporting as audio.

New with 2.3.9-Released on April 02 2014

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a critical bug that occurred when setting library tags.
  • Since version 2.3.8, default encoding Windows ISO 1 was not remembered between sessions. Fixed.

New with 2.3.8-Released on March 3 2014

  • Exporting as movie: far better video compression. Format and compression settings are now user configurable.
  • Using the return key to sync will now scroll the current sync to the middle of the window.
  • Now using Windows ISO 1 encoding as factory setting (was Mac OS Roman).

Bug Fixes:

  • On OS X 10.9 Mavericks, synced PDF documents were not displayed/exported correctly. Fixed.
  • Fixed an error ("The document xxx could not be saved"), which occurred while saving a file outside the home directory.
  • Sometimes, after cancelling a quit, QMidi did crash when launching another song. Fixed.
  • Sometimes, after exporting a file in a new format to the same directory, the original file was deleted. Fixed.
  • Until version 2.3.4, smf "end of file" errors were ignored. Restored this behavior.
  • Other bug fixes.

New with 2.3.6-Released on January 20 2014

Bug Fixes:

  • In version 2.3.5, a 500ms delay was erroneously applied tochords. Fixed.

New with 2.3.5-Released on January 18 2014

  • Better handling of m-live (MidiSoft) sysex chords.

Bug Fixes:

  • An error -111 was returned when opening some MIDI files. Fixed.
  • Fixed a critical bug that occurred when searching some playlist documents.

New with 2.3.4-Released on November 30 2013

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a critical bug that occurred when opening some playlist documents.

New with 2.3.3-Released on November 23 2013

Bug Fixes:

  • After editing text in sync mode, the new line character was always cleared. Fixed.
  • Some file names were not displayed correctly in playlist documents. Fixed.
  • Exporting as movie sometimes returned an error -1. Fixed.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

New with 2.3.2-Released on August 1 2013

Bug Fixes:

  • Since version 2.3, chords were not transposed correctly in some cases. Fixed.
  • Minor bug fixes.

New with 2.3.1-Released on July 22 2013

Bug Fixes:

  • The “ChordPro” export choice was not correctly localized in the french and italian languages. Fixed.
  • Since version 2.3, in some cases, the master volume was set after a short delay. Fixed.
  • Starting from version 2.3, playing an audio file with a slave midi file did crash QMidi Pro. Fixed.

New with 2.3-Released on July 8 2013

  • Much faster song start.
  • Added visual feedback of chords duration.
  • Better chords spacing calculation.
  • Added LRC and LRC+ file support and export.
  • Added ChordPro file export.
  • Added Yamaha XF chord support.
  • You can now shift/delete multiple events at once in sync mode.

Music Device Editor:

  • Added a button to show the SoundFont folder.
  • The SoundFont popup menu is now updated in real time.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a crash which could occur while exporting as AAC.
  • Since version 2.2.5, syncing a PDF did not update the dirty state of the document. Fixed.
  • On OS X 10.8, some windows state were not remembered between sessions. Fixed.
  • Mirror window was not updated when syncing chords. Fixed.

New with 2.2.5-Released on March 13 2013

  • You can set custom font size on lists.
  • You can now merge synced text as SYLT frame on native MP3 files.
  • Columns sizes are now saved in document playlists.

Bug Fixes:

  • MIDI sync did not work with multitrack movie files. Fixed.
  • If you closed a karaoke window while in fullscreen mode, the menu bar was hidden on subsequent launch. Fixed.
  • Fixed a rare bug on encoding manager.
  • Exporting as movie a synced PDF file did not work. Fixed.

New with 2.2.2-Released on December 26 2012

  • Additional MIDI drum part(s) are now recognized and properly handled.

Bug Fixes:

  • Lyrics search did freeze QMidi until server reply: Fixed this issue and added a 30 second timeout for queries.
  • Since version 2.2, pitch/tempo change did not update the dirty state of the playlist document. Fixed.

New with 2.2.1-Released on November 29 2012

Bug Fixes:

  • Since version 2.2, after loading a movie, QMidi didn't work anymore. Fixed.

New with 2.2-Released on November 28 2012

  • You can now syncmultipage PDF documents with your audio/MIDI files.
  • Added "Chain Play" and "Loop" menu items.
  • You can now use bigger font size on lists.

Bug Fixes:

  • Movies with no audio track were not loaded. Fixed.
  • Entering long user name in the registration dialog did quit QMidi. Fixed.

New with 2.1.2 -Released on August 20 2012

Bug Fixes:

  • Since version 2.1, window state was not remembered between sessions. Fixed.
  • Inserting a number in the "Genre" field could freeze the library. Fixed.
  • Filtering by clicking an item in the "Genre" column browser did not work on playlists. Fixed.
  • Some M-Live karaoke files could be out of sync. Fixed.

New with 2.1.1 -Released on June 20 2012

  • You can now paste multiple rows/chords at a time in sync view.

Bug Fixes:

  • Inserting a chord longer than 32 characters did crash QMidi. Fixed.

New with 2.1 -Released on June 11 2012

  • Chords can now be edited!
  • Added the "Split words" and "Turtle mode" features for easier word syncing.
  • Karaoke scroll bar visibility can now be toggled by menu.
  • M-Live (MidiSoft) syllabled karaoke is now supported.
  • Now code signing using our Apple Developer ID certificate to add support for Gatekeeper in OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).
  • Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) is no longer supported.
  • Miscellaneoussmall bug fixes and enhancements.

New with

Bug Fixes:

  • Starting from version 2.0.4, some SoftKaraoke files were not correctly recognized. Fixed.

New with

Bug Fixes:

  • Starting from version 2.0.4, some MidiSoft files did not work anymore . Fixed.

New with 2.0.5

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed audio/movie master volume.

New with 2.0.4

  • The lyrics synchronization is now much better maintained while modifying text in "Edit" mode.
  • Yamaha XG Chord Control sysexes are now supported.
  • Pitch and rate are now copied when dragging an item from a playlist to another.
  • Added the "load selected track" script command.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a crash which could occur on Lion when exporting a MIDI file.
  • Searching a composer inside a library playlist did not work properly. Fixed.
  • Music Device volume offset is now handled as expected.

New with 2.0.3

Added French Localization.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed error -10852 on Lion which occurred when exporting MIDI to Audio.
  • On multitrack QuickTime movies, only the first two audio tracks were played. Fixed.
  • Opening a file by dropping it on the application icon did not work properly if QMidi was not already launched. Fixed.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred on OS X 10.4 when exporting a movie.
  • Starting with version 2.0.2, synced MIDI files were not stopped properly. Fixed.

New with 2.0.2

Added an option in the preferences to deactivate the "All Sounds Off" message on stop.

Bug Fixes:

  • The "Start Time" library option did not work properly. Fixed.
  • DLS Sound Bank could not be changed in Lion. Fixed.
  • The "Start from First Note" MIDI player option could cause some problems. Fixed.
  • QMidi could crash randomly after closing a legacy playlist. Fixed.
  • "All sound off" was erroneously sent at the end of a MIDI song. Fixed.
  • On OS X 10.4, dropping files on an empty playlist did not work. Fixed.
  • Quitting QMidi while playing a MIDI file could sometimes crash the MIDI Server. Fixed

New with 2.0.1

Bug Fixes:

  • Master volume sysex messages were not properly filtered. Fixed.
  • MIDI transport did not work properly. Fixed.
  • Mute/Solo buttons were not drawn properly on some systems. Fixed.
  • Some audio files were loaded as movies. Fixed.
  • Fixed a crash during export which occurred when using non-ASCII characters in the saved file name.
  • Fixed a crash caused by memory leak during file scan.
  • Deleting a large number of items from the library was not handled correctly. Fixed.

New with 2.0

  • Totally rewritten using Cocoa/Objective-C !!!
  • Added Library window.
  • Undo/Redo support on many features.
  • Text karaoke to movie conversion.
  • ID3 lyrics support.
  • Time stretch and pitch transpose also on movies.
  • Added support for many foreign text encodings.
  • Apple Html Help.
  • FLAC format support.
  • ... and more!

Pro version:

  • Play audio/video and MIDI in sync (requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later).
  • MTC (MIDI Time code) sync.

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