GNMIDI Frequently Asked Questions

  1. General
  2. Demo and Registration
  3. Operations

Which languages do exist

GNMIDI exists in English language and in German language.


Is GNMIDI available for OSX, Linux or Unix systems?

GNMIDI is available for Windows systems. There is no version specially compiled for other systems.
Some users wrote that they successfully use GNMIDI software in system OSX, Linux, Unix using Windows emulator software Wine (http://www.winehq.org). Please test that self to be sure if it works. There is no guarantee for using GNMIDI using Wine emulator software.


Where can I find GNMIDI and how much does it cost?

GNMIDI product can be found at gnmidi.com (English) and at gnmidi.at (German). There you can download and try the demo free for 14 days. Avoid downloading from other pages than the official sites since there are many harmless looking web pages that are infected by viruses and trojan horses (which are installed in background without that you get notice that something unwanted is done).
GNMIDI single user license costs 36 Euro (incl. VAT) and can be ordered here: English and German.


May I test the demo longer after the 14 days testing period is over?

You may test next GNMIDI version again for 14 days.
It would be nice if you write an email to info@gnmidi.com and tell us what you think about GNMIDI product even if you decide not to purchase a GNMIDI license.


Which program can convert many MIDI files to format 0?

There are 3 MIDI file formats: 0, 1, 2. Most MIDI files are in format 1. Format 2 is rarely in use. GNMIDI can play all these formats. Many keyboards can only use MIDI files that are in format 0.
Use programs GNMIDI or GNMIDFMT to convert many files at once to format 0:
GNMIDFMT converts single MIDI file or many MIDI files that are in a folder.
GNMIDI converts single or all files in folder and its subfolders.


How to remove lyrics from a .kar file?

Some .kar files contain song text twice (META text and META lyrics). Some players display both song text merged at same time which is surely not wanted. You might prefer the text instead of lyrics.
Use operation GNMIDI filter MIDI commands in menu Modify/controller operations to remove all META lyric commands.


How to modify certain measures instead of whole MIDI file?

Most operations in GNMIDI can only be applied to whole MIDI file or whole track or whole channel. You need a MIDI sequencer to modify measures of a MIDI file.


Can GNMIDI insert lyrics into a MIDI file?

GNMIDI can insert lyrics into MIDI files and MP3 songs.
GNMIDI can synchronize lyric lines quickly (MIDI and MP3, Synchronization editor).
GNMIDI can synchronize lyric syllables to MIDI notes (Karaoke editor).
Tutorials are available: Synchronization editor, Karaoke editor


Can GNMIDI insert lyrics into a MP3 song?

GNMIDI can insert lyrics into MIDI files and MP3 songs.
GNMIDI can synchronize lyric lines quickly (MIDI and MP3, Synchronization editor).
Tutorial is available: Synchronization editor


Can the software display song text used without playing music?

GNMIDI uses a MIDI file to synchronise the text to given music times.
It is easier to synchronise a song while the lead melody can be heard.
GNMIDI can remove the lead melody or all unwanted channels so that the synchronised text and wanted backing tracks remain.
Choose the method "silent notes" to keep the notes unhearable in the song for the case you need them again.
This way the song with synchronized lyrics can be used as text monitoring tool without playing any music.
The GNMIDI Player shows a screen with lyrics. GNMixer player shows a scrolling line. The font and font size can be chosen.
Both scroll the song text automatically according to the synchronisation.
GNMIDI player allows to scroll the text manually up and down if necessary.
GNMixer player allows to change speed if the band plays quicker or slower than expected.


Can GNMIDI display pictures in the song text?

GNMIDI 3.12 can insert links to local images in the song text and display them.
Following formats are supported by Windows system: BPM, JPG, GIF, PNG
GNMIDI can also use pictures in MP3 song text.
Syntax is similar to HTML image links:

<img src="c:\images\scoresheet1.jpg">

Insert scoresheets and synchronize them using synchronisation editor so that the images automatically scroll by song time.

www.gnmidi.com © Günter Nagler Contact