Web MIDI is a Great Cross Platform Tool
In the past week I’ve talked to at least 4 people building projects off of Web MIDI. I think it’s a great technology.
Why is Web MIDI Useful?
Web MIDI is a cross platform tool that allows standard web applications to communicate with MIDI enabled music hardware. Only Chrome offers support today, but that works on most computers.
It’s often a welcome compromise to maintaining MIDI enabled applications across multiple operating systems.
What Can Web MIDI Do?
- Configure hardware and other physical instruments
- Connect instruments like pianos for educational experiences
- Connect controllers for interactive experiences
Who’s Using It?
There is lots of great work out there, but here’s a few examples: