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       TiMidity++ - MIDI-to-WAVE converter and player

       timidity	[options] filename [...]

       TiMidity++  is  a converter that	converts some of MIDI files (supported
       formats:	Standard MIDI files (*.mid), Recomposer	files  (*.rcp,	*.r36,
       *.g18,  *.g36)  and  Module  files  (*.mod)) into formatted audio files
       (e.g. RIFF WAVE).  TiMidity++ uses Gravis  Ultrasound-compatible	 patch
       files  or Soundfonts (*.sfx, *.sf2) to generate digital audio data from
       MIDI files.  The	digital	audio data  generated  by  TiMidity++  can  be
       stored  in a file for processing, or played in real time	through	an au-
       dio device.
       In real time playing, TiMidity++	can show the lyrics contained  in  KAR
       or WRD files.

       You can use the following expressions as	the filename argument:

       -      Read a MIDI file from standard input.

	      Read a MIDI file from the	specified path on a filesystem.

	      Read  and	 play  all MIDI	files in the specified directory.  For

	      %	timidity some/where/

	      plays all	files in the directory some/where/.

       Archive File
	      Extract and play the file(s) in the archive.   If	 you  want  to
	      specify  a certain MIDI file in the archive, append #<MIDI-file-
	      name> to the archive name.  The path after `#' allows the	use of
	      the wildcard expressions (case insensitive).
	      You  can	use escape sequence \xHH, where	`HH' is	a ASCII	number
	      in hexadecimal integer.

	      For example:

	      %	timidity
		     Plays file.mid in

	      %	timidity file.lzh#*.mid
		     Plays any files that match	the wildcard expression	 *.mid
		     in	file.lzh

	      %	timidity file.tgz#*
		     This expression is	the same as file.tgz

	      Since  these  mechanism  are contained in	TiMidity++ itself, you
	      can use this syntax even in the MS Windows environment.

	      TiMidity++ can handle the	following archive formats:

	      tar (*.tar)

	      tar+gzip (*.tar.gz, *.tgz)

	      zip (*.zip)

	      lzh (*.lzh, *.lha)
		     (lh0, lh1,	lh2, lh3, lh4, lh5, lh6, lz4, lzs and lz5  are

	      Other  archives can be expanded if expander command is specified
	      on the compile phase.  TiMidity++	will pipe that command.

	      Play the MIDI file in the	specified article on the news  server.
	      If  a  newsgroup	is  specified  TiMidity++ plays	all MIDI files
	      found in any article posted to that newsgroup.
	      TiMidity++ parses	MIME Multi-part	messages in case  of  news://*
	      scheme,  extracts	 MIDI  file that was post to that group, or in
	      case of normal file, you can explicitly handle MIME documents by
	      naming that file with *.mime extension, or prefix	that file with

	      The following MIME-types are allowed:

	      uu-encoded file
		     is	required

	      base64 encoded
		     Content-Transfer-Encoding:	base64
		     is	required

		     Content-Transfer-Encoding:	quoted-string
		     is	required

	      Mac BinHex format
		     only HQX format is	available

	      Play the file specified in the URL.

	      For example:

	      %	   timidity
		     plays the specified MIDI-file directly from the network.

	      If  these	 expression  are used in the *.cfg files, you can even
	      use patch-files (and others) from	remote machines.

       TiMidity++ can handle the following file	formats:

       .mid, .rmi (Format 0, 1,	2)
	      Standard MIDI File

       .rcp, .r36, .g18, .g36 (Recomposer formats)
	      Recomposer format	which is product for COME ON MUSIC co.

       .mfi (MFi Version 3 - Melody Format for i-Mode)
	      i-Mode is	Japanese local mobile phone

       .kar (Karaoke format)
	      Displays the lyrics as a Lyric Meta Event	message.

       .mod, mod.* (Module file)

       .wrd (WRD format)

       The following command line options are accepted by TiMidity++:

       -A [n][,m](a)
	      Multiplies the master volume  by	n%.   Default  value  is  70%.
	      Higher  amplification  makes louder sounds.  You can specify the
	      drum power, ratio	of drum	volume from the	other  channels.   The
	      allowed values of	amplification range from 0 (no sound) to 800.
	      Optionally  to put `a' character along with -a option, or	to use
	      --volume-compensation, instructs TiMidity++  to  regularize  the
	      volume.  You can easily gain dynamic range.

	      For example:

	      -A90   volume 90%, drum power 100%, compensation is off

	      -A,120 volume 70%, drum power 120%, compensation is off

		     volume 90%, drum power 120%, compensation is off

	      -Aa    volume 70%, drum power 100%, compensation is on

	      -A90a  volume 90%, drum power 100%, compensation is on

		     volume 70%, drum power 120%, compensation is on

		     volume 90%, drum power 120%, compensation is on

       -a, --[no-]anti-alias
	      Turns  on	anti-aliasing.	Samples	are run	through	a lowpass fil-
	      ter before playing, which	reduces	aliasing noise at  low	resam-
	      pling frequencies.

       -B n,m, --buffer-fragments=n,m
	      For the Linux/FreeBSD/OSS/ALSA/Windows sound driver, selects the
	      number of	buffer fragments in interactive	mode.  Increasing  the
	      number  of  fragments  may reduce	choppiness when	many processes
	      are running.  It will make TiMidity++ seem to respond sluggishly
	      to  fast forward,	rewind,	and volume controls, and it will throw
	      the status display off sync.  Specify a fragments	number of 0 to
	      use the maximum number of	fragments available.

       -C n, --control-ratio=n
	      Sets the ratio of	sampling and control frequencies.  This	deter-
	      mines how	often envelopes	are recalculated -- small ratios yield
	      better quality but use more CPU time.

       -c file,	--config-file=file
	      Reads an extra configuration file.

       -D n, --drum-channel=n
	      Marks  channel as	a drum channel.	 If channel is negative, chan-
	      nel -n is	marked as an instrumental channel.  If	n  is  0,  all
	      channels are marked as instrumental.

       -d dir, --interface-path=dir
	      Specifies	the directory containing installed dynamic-link	inter-
	      face modules.

       -E mode,	--ext=mode
	      Set TiMidity++ extend modes.  The	following modes	are  available
	      (capitalized switch means	disable	this feature):

	      w/W, --[no-]mod-wheel
		     Enable/disable modulation controlling.

	      p/P, --[no-]portamento
		     Enable/disable portamento controlling.

	      v/V, --[no-]vibrato
		     Enable/disable NRPM vibration.

	      s/S, --[no-]ch-pressure
		     Enable/disable channel pressure controlling.

	      e/E, --[no-]mod-envelope
		     Enable/disable modulation envelope	controlling.

	      t/T, --[no-]trace-text-meta
		     Enable/disable tracing all	Text Meta Events.

	      o/O, --[no-]overlap-voice
		     Accept/reject pronouncing multiple	same notes.

	      z/Z, --[no-]temper-control
		     Enable/disable  MIDI Tuning Standard temperament control-

	      mHH, --default-mid=HH
		     Sets the manufacturer ID to HH (where HH are two hex-dig-
		     HH	 values	of GS/gs, XG/xg	or GM/gm are understood	as 41,
		     43	and 7e respectively.

	      MHH, --system-mid=HH
		     Sets the system manufacturer ID to	HH (where HH  are  two
		     In	 this  option, the manufacture ID is set unchangeable.
		     Manufacture ID from the input file	would be ignored.

	      bn, --default-bank=n
		     Use tone bank n as	the default.

	      Bn, --force-bank=n
		     Sets the bank number of all channels to n.

	      in[/m], --default-program=n[/m]
		     Use the program number as the  default  instrument.   Any
		     Program  Change  events  in MIDI files will override this
		     If	n is followed by /m the	default	program	number of  the
		     channel m is specified by n.

	      In[/m], --force-program=n[/m]
		     Similar to	-Ei but	this ignores all program changes.

	      F	args For effects.  See below.  In args option, you can specify
		     following effect options:

		     delay=(d|l|r|b)[,msec], --delay=(d|l|r|b)[,msec]
			    Sets delay type.

			    d, 0   Disabled delay effect.

			    l, 1   Left	delay.

			    r, 2   Right delay.

			    b, 3   Swap	left & right.

			    Optional msec is the delay time.

		     chorus=(d|n|s)[,level], --chorus=(d|n|s)[,level]

			    d, 0   Disable this	effect.

			    n, 1   Enable MIDI chorus effect control.

			    s, 2   Surround sound, chorus detuned to a	lesser
				   degree (default).

			    The	 optional parameter level specifies the	chorus
			    level 0 to 127.

		     reverb=(d|n|g)[,level], --reverb=(d|n|g)[,level]



			    d, 0   Disable MIDI	reverb effect control.

			    n, 1   Enable MIDI reverb  effect  control.	  This
				   effect is only available in stereo.

			    g, 2   Global reverb effect.

			    f, 3   Freeverb  MIDI  reverb  effect control (de-

			    G, 4   Global Freeverb effect.

			    The	optional parameter level specifies the	reverb
			    level 0 to 127.
			    For	 Freeverb effect, additional parameters	scale-
			    room, offsetroom and predelay  can	be  specified.
			    scaleroom and offsetroom specify variables for the
			    room size calculated as
			    roomsize = C * scaleroom + offsetroom
			    where C is the reverberation character.   predelay
			    specifies  the factor for pre-delay	time of	rever-
			    beration in	percent.  Any of the optional  parame-
			    ters can be	omitted.  Default values are 0.28, 0.7
			    and	100 respectively.

		     vlpf=(d|c|m), --voice-lpf=(d|c|m)

			    d, 0   Disable LPF effect.

			    c, 1   Chamberlin  resonant	 LPF  (12dB/oct)  (de-

			    m, 2   Moog	resonant low-pass VCF (24dB/oct)

		     ns=n, --noise-shaping=n
			    Enable  the	 n th degree noiseshaping filter.  The
			    distortion at decay	stage  is  improved,  but  the
			    noise  on human auditory feeling increases because
			    it shifts to a high	frequency.  In case  of	 8-bit
			    linear  encoding, valid values of n	are in the in-
			    terval from	0 (min)	to 4 (max).  Default value  is
			    4.	 In case of 16-bit linear encoding, valid val-
			    ues	of n are in the	interval from 0	to 4.  Accord-
			    ing	 to the	value, it works	as following.  Default
			    value is 4.

			    0	   No noise shaping.

			    1	   Traditional noise shaping.

			    2	   Overdrive-like soft-clipping	 +  new	 noise

			    3	   Tube-amplifier-like	 soft-clipping	+  new
				   noise shaping.

			    4	   New noise shaping.

		     resamp=(d|l|c|L|n|g), --resample=(d|l|c|L|n|g)

			    d, 0   No interpolation.

			    l, 1   Linear interpolation.

			    c, 2   Cubic spline	interpolation.

			    L, 3   Lagrange method.

			    n, 4   Newton polynomial interpolation.

			    g, 5   Modified Gauss effect (default).

			    This option	affects	the behavior of	-N option.

       -e, --evil
	      Make TiMidity++ evil.  For the Win32 version, this increases the
	      task  priority  by  one.	 It  can give better playback when you
	      switch tasks at the expense of slowing all other tasks down.

       -F, --[no-]fast-panning
	      Turns on fast panning to accommodate  MIDI  pieces  that	expect
	      panning  adjustments  to	affect notes that are already playing.
	      Some files that don't expect this	have a habit of	flipping  bal-
	      ance rapidly between left	and right, which can cause severe pop-
	      ping when	the -F flag is used.
	      In the current version of	TiMidity++ this	option is a toggle.

       -f, --[no-]fast-decay
	      Toggles fast envelopes.  This option makes TiMidity++ faster but
	      the release time of the notes are	shortened.

       -g sec, --spectrogram=sec
	      Open  the	Sound-Spectrogram window.  This	option is activated if
	      the system has support for the X Window System.

       -H n, --force-keysig=n
	      Specify the number of key	signature.   MIDI  file	 is  performed
	      with  transposition to the key of	the number of sharp (when n is
	      positive)	or flat	(when n	is negative).  Valid values of	n  are
	      in the interval from -7 to 7.  For example, if n is 1, MIDI file
	      with any tonality	will be	performed transposing to 1 flat	(i.e.,
	      F	major or D minor).  Therefore, it is convenient	to use for the
	      accompaniment when practicing a musical instrument by the	tonal-
	      ity which	is easy	to perform.

       -h, --help
	      Show the help message.

       -i mode,	--interface=mode
	      Selects  the  user interfaces from the compiled-in alternatives.
	      mode must	be begun with one of the supported  interface  identi-
	      fiers.  Run TiMidity++ with the -h option	to see a list.
	      For  ALSA	sequencer interface, optionally	to use --realtime-pri-
	      ority, set  the  realtime	 priority  by  n,  and	to  use	 --se-
	      quencer-ports,  set  the	number of opened sequencer ports.  De-
	      fault value is 4.
	      The following identifiers	may be available:

	      -id    dumb interface

	      -in    ncurses interface

	      -is    S-Lang interface

	      -ia    X Athena Widget interface

	      -ik    Tcl/Tk interface

	      -im    Motif interface

	      -iT    vt100 interface

	      -ie    Emacs interface
		     (use ``M-x	timidity'' in Emacs)

	      -ii    skin interface
		     Environment variable TIMIDITY_SKIN	must  be  set  to  the
		     path  of  the  skin  data	(compressed data are also sup-

	      -ig    GTK+ interface

	      -ir    Launch TiMidity++ as MIDI server.

	      -iA    Launch TiMidity++ as ALSA sequencer client.

	      -iW    Windows synthesizer interface

	      -iw    Windows GUI interface

	      -iP    PortMIDI synthesizer interface

	      -ip    UMP interface

	      Interface	options
		     Option characters may be added immediately	after the  in-
		     terface  identifier.   The	 following  options are	recog-

		     v,	--verbose=n
			    Increases verbosity	level.	This option is cumula-

		     q,	--quiet=n
			    Decreases verbosity	level.	This option is cumula-

		     t,	--[no-]trace
			    Toggles trace mode.	 In trace mode,	TiMidity++ at-
			    tempts  to display its current state in real time.
			    For	the Linux sound	driver,	this  is  accomplished
			    through  the  use  of  short DMA buffer fragments,
			    which can be tuned via the -B option.

		     l,	--[no-]loop
			    Loop playing (some interfaces ignore this option)

		     r,	--[no-]random
			    Randomize file list	arguments before playing

		     s,	--[no-]sort
			    Sort file list arguments before playing

		     D,	--[no-]background
			    Daemonize TiMidity++ in  background	 (for  alsaseq

       -j, --[no-]realtime-load
	      Enable the loading of patch files	during play.

       -K n, --adjust-key=n
	      Adjusts key (i.e., transposes the	song) by n half	tones.	Ranges
	      from -24 to 24.

       -k msec,	--voice-queue=msec
	      Specify audio queue time limit to	reduce voices.	If the remain-
	      ing  audio  buffer  is  less  than msec milliseconds, TiMidity++
	      tries to kill some voices.  This feature makes  it  possible  to
	      play  complicated	MIDI files on slow CPUs.  Setting msec to zero
	      tells TiMidity++ to never	remove any voices.

       -L path,	--patch-path=path
	      Adds path	to the library path.  Patch, configuration,  and  MIDI
	      files are	searched along this path.  Directories added last will
	      be searched first.  Note that the	current	 directory  is	always
	      searched first before the	library	path.

       -M name,	--pcm-file=name
	      TiMidity++  can  play  a	PCM  file  instead of a	MIDI file.  If
	      ``auto'' is specified, TiMidity++	tries to open  foo.mid.wav  or
	      foo.mid.aiff  when  playing  foo.mid.  If	``none'' is specified,
	      this feature is disabled.	 Otherwise just	plays name.

       -m msec,	--decay-time=msec
	      Modify envelope volume decay time.  msec is the  minimum	number
	      of milliseconds to sustain a sustained note.

	      -m0    Disable  sustain ramping, causes constant volume sustains

	      -m1    Effectively behaves as if all sustains are	ignored,  vol-
		     ume ramping is the	same as	normal stage 3.

	      -m3000 A	note  at  full volume will decay for 3 seconds once it
		     begins to be sustained (assuming the regular stage	3 rate
		     would  not	 cause it to decay even	longer).  Softer notes
		     will of course die	sooner.

       -N n, --interpolation=n
	      Sets interpolation parameter.  This option depends on the	-EFre-
	      samp option's value.

	      cspline, lagrange
		     Toggles 4-point linear interpolation (default is on).

	      newton n	point  interpolation using Newton polynomials.	n must
		     be	an odd number from 1 to	57.

	      gauss  n+1 point modified	Gauss interpolation.  Ranges  0	 (dis-
		     able) to 34 (max),	default	to 25.

	      In  either  way,	linear	interpolation is used if audio queue <

       -O mode,	--output-mode=mode
	      Selects the output mode from the compiled-in alternatives.  mode
	      must  begin  with	 one of	the supported output mode identifiers.
	      Run TiMidity++ with the -h option	to see the list.
	      Special in Ogg FLAC output mode, verifying generated data	 (will
	      be  a bit	slower), the size of header padding (default is	4096),
	      the compression level (0 to 8) (default is 5), and enabling  Og-
	      gFLAC  stream can	be specified by	--flac-verify, --flac-padding,
	      --flac-complevel and --oggflac options respectively.
	      Special in Ogg Speex output mode,	the compression	quality	(0  to
	      10) (default is 8), Enabling VBR output, enabling	ABR output and
	      setting the ratio	to n, enabling VAD (voice activity detection),
	      enabling DTX (discontinuous transmission), the encoding complex-
	      ity (0 to	10) (default is	3), and	frames in a single Ogg	packet
	      (0  to  10)  (default is 1) can be specified by --speex-quality,
	      --speex-vbr, --speex-abr,	--speex-vad, --speex-dtx, --speex-com-
	      plexity and --speex-nframes options respectively.
	      The following identifiers	are available in all versions:

	      -Od    Outputs via audio device (default)

	      -Os    Output to ALSA

	      -Or    Generate  raw waveform data.  All format options are sup-
		     ported.  Common formats include:

		     -OrU   u-Law

		     -Or1sl 16-bit signed linear PCM

		     -Or8ul 8-bit unsigned linear PCM

	      -Ou    Generate Sun Audio	(au) data

	      -Oa    Generate AIFF data

	      -Ow    Generate RIFF WAVE	format output.	If output is  directed
		     to	 a  non-seekable file, or if TiMidity++	is interrupted
		     before closing the	file, the  file	 header	 will  contain
		     0xffffffff	in the RIFF and	data block length fields.  The
		     popular sound conversion utility sox is able to read such
		     malformed files, so you can pipe data directly to sox for
		     on-the-fly	conversion to other formats.

	      -Ol    List MIDI events

	      -OM    MOD -> MIDI conversion

	      -Oe    EsounD

	      -Op    PortAudio

	      -Oj    JACK

	      -OR    aRts

	      -OA    Alib

	      -Ov    Ogg Vorbis

	      -OF    Ogg FLAC

	      -OS    Ogg Speex

	      -OO    libdao

	      Format options
		     Option characters may be added immediately	after the mode
		     identifier	 to  change  the output	format.	 The following
		     options are recognized:

		     S,	--output-stereo

		     M,	--output-mono

		     s,	--output-signed
			    Signed output

		     u,	--output-unsigned
			    Unsigned output

		     1,	--output-16bit
			    16-bit sample width

		     2,	--output-24bit
			    24-bit sample width

		     8,	--output-8bit
			    8-bit sample width

		     l,	--output-linear
			    Linear encoding

		     U,	--output-ulaw
			    u-Law (8-bit) encoding

		     A,	--output-alaw
			    A-Law encoding

		     x,	--[no-]output-swab
			    Byte-swapped output

		     Note that some options have no effect on some modes.  For
		     example,  you  cannot  generate  a	byte-swapped RIFF WAVE
		     file, or force uLaw output	on a Linux PCM device.

       -o file,	--output-file=file
	      Place output on file, which may be a file, device, or HP-UX  au-
	      dio  server,  depending  on the output mode selected with	the -O
	      option.  The special filename `-'	causes output to be placed  on

       -P file,	--patch-file=file
	      Use patch	file for all programs.

       -p [n](a)
	      Sets polyphony (maximum number of	simultaneous voices) to	n.
	      Optionally  to put `a' character along with -p option, or	to use
	      --polyphony-reduction, instructs TiMidity++ to enable  automatic
	      polyphony	reduction algorithm.

       -Q n[,...](t)
	      Cause channel n to be quiet.  n can carry	out package specifica-
	      tion by `,'.  If n is 0, all channels are	turned off.   Continu-
	      ously, specifying	-n, channel n is turned	back on.
	      On  the  other  hand, to put `t' character after -Q option or to
	      use --temper-mute	describes temperament mute.  This mutes	 chan-
	      nels  of specific	temperament type n.  For preset	temperament, n
	      can range	0 to 3.	 For user-defined temperament, n can  range  4
	      to 7.

       -q sec/n, --audio-buffer=sec/n
	      Specify  audio buffer in seconds.	 sec maximum size of buffer, n
	      percentage filled	at the beginning (default is 5.0/100) (size of
	      100% equals the whole device buffer size).

       -R msec
	      Enables  Pseudo Reverb Mode.  It sets every instrument's release
	      to msec ms.  If msec is 0, msec is set to	800 (default).

       -S n, --cache-size=n
	      Sets the re-sample cache size to n bytes.	 If  n	equals	0  any
	      sample  caches  are disabled.  The default value of n is 2097152

       -s freq,	--sampling-freq=freq
	      Sets the resampling frequency (Hz	or kHz).  Not  all  sound  de-
	      vices are	capable	of all frequencies -- an approximate frequency
	      may be selected, depending on the	implementation.

       -T n, --adjust-tempo=n
	      Adjust tempo to n%; 120 play MOD files with an NTSC Amiga's tim-

       -t code,	--output-charset=code
	      Sets  output  coding  of Japanese	text.  Possible	values of code

	      auto   determined	by the LANG environment	variable.

	      ascii  Translates	non-ASCII code to period.

	      nocnv  No	conversion.

	      1251   Convert from windows-1251 to koi8-r.

	      euc    Outputs EUC (Japan) coding.

	      jis    Outputs JIS coding.

	      sjis   Outputs SJIS coding.

       -U, --[no-]unload-instruments
	      Unload all instruments from memory between MIDI files.  This can
	      reduce  memory  requirements  when playing many files in succes-

       -V power, --volume-curve=power
	      Set the power of volume curve.  The total	amplification  becomes
	      volume^power.    0  (default)  uses  the	regular	 tables.   Any
	      non-zero value causes all	midi to	use the	new user  defined  ve-
	      locity/volume/expression	curve  (linear:	 1, ideal: ~1.661, GS:

       -v, --version
	      Show the version string

       -W mode,	--wrd=mode
	      Play WRD file.

	      Allowed values of	mode are:

	      x	     X Window System mode

	      w	     Windows console mode

	      t	     TTY mode

	      d	     Dumb mode (outputs	WRD events directory)

	      -	     do	not trace WRD

		     Sets WRD options:

			    Sets the WRD options.  an is the  name  of	option
			    and	bn is the value.

		     d=n    Emulates timing (@WAIT, @WMODE) bugs of the	origi-
			    nal	MIMPI player.  The emulation levels are:

			    -WRd=0 do not emulate any bugs of MIMPI

			    -WRd=1 only	emulate	some bugs (default)

			    -WRd=2 emulate all known bugs

		     F=file Use	file as	WRD file only no file  matching	 *.wrd
			    is found.

		     f=file Uses file as WRD file.

	      WRD mode must also use trace mode	(option	-i?t) or the timing of
	      the WRD events will be terrible.

       -w mode,	--rcpcv-dll=mode
	      Extended mode for	MS Windows.  The following options are	avail-

	      -w r   Use rcpcv.dll to play RCP/R36 files.

	      -w R   Do	not use	rcpcv.dll (default).

       -x str, --config-string=str
	      Configure	TiMidity++ with	str.  The format of str	is the same as

	      For example:
	      -x'bank 0\n0 violin.pat'
	      Sets the instrument number 0 to violin.
	      Character	`\' (Ascii 0x5c) in the	str is treated as escape char-
	      acter like in C literals.	 For example \n	is treated as carriage

       -Z file,	--freq-table=file
	      Cause the	table of frequencies to	be read	from  file.   This  is
	      useful  to  define a tuning different from 12-equal temperament.
	      If ``pure'' is specified,	TiMidity++ plays in trial pure intona-

	      -Zpure[n(m)], --pure-intonation=[n(m)]
		     Play in trial pure	intonation by Key Signature meta-event
		     in	the MIDI file.	You can	specify	the initial keysig  by
		     hand,  in	case  the  MIDI	 file  does  not  contains the
		     meta-event.  Optionally, n	is the number  of  key	signa-
		     ture.  In case of sharp, n	is positive.  In case of flat,
		     n is negative.  Valid values of n	are  in	 the  interval
		     from  -7 to 7.  In	case of	minor mode, you	should put `m'
		     character along with -Zpure option.

	      Simulate behavior	of specific synthesizer	module as much as pos-
	      sible.  For the moment, the value	of n defined is	as follows:

	      0	     TiMidity++	Default

	      1	     Roland SC-55

	      2	     Roland SC-88

	      3	     Roland SC-88Pro

	      4	     Roland SC-8850

	      5-15   Reserved for GS family

	      16     YAMAHA MU-50

	      17     YAMAHA MU-80

	      18     YAMAHA MU-90

	      19     YAMAHA MU-100

	      20-31  Reserved for XG family

	      32     SoundBlaster Live!

	      33     SoundBlaster Audigy

	      34-111 Reserved for other	synthesizer modules

	      112    TiMidity++	Special	1

		     Reserved for TiMidity++ specification purposes

	      127    TiMidity++	Debug

       lsmidiprog(1),  mididump(1), patinfo(1),	sf2text(1), wav2pat(1),	timid-

       Copyright (C) 1999-2004 Masanao Izumo <>
       Copyright (C) 1995 Tuukka Toivonen <>

       The original version was	developed by Tuukka Toivonen <> until
       the release of TiMidity-0.2i.  His development was discontinued because
       of his being busy with work.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under  the  terms of the	GNU General Public License as published	by the
       Free Software Foundation; either	version	2 of the License, or (at  your
       option) any later version.

       This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that	it will	be useful, but
       WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY;  without	even  the  implied  warranty  of  MER-
       Public License for more details.

       You should have received	a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program; if not, write	to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       59 Temple Place,	Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

       The latest release is available on the TiMidity++ Page,


       Eats more CPU time than a small CPU-time-eating animal.

       This man	page was translated from Japanese to English by	me  with  poor
       English skill :-)

       Version 0.2i and	earlier:
	      Tuukka Toivonen <>
	      Vincent Pagel <>
	      Takashi Iwai <>
	      Davide Moretti <>
	      Chi Ming HUNG <>
	      Riccardo Facchetti <>

	      IZUMO Masanao <>
	      HARADA Tomokazu <>
	      YAMATE Keiichirou	<>
	      KIRYU Masaki <>
	      AOKI Daisuke <>
	      MATSUMOTO	Shoji <>
	      KOYANAGI Masaaki <>
	      IMAI Kunihiko <>
	      NOGAMI Takaya <>
	      WATANABE Takanori	<>
	      TAKEKAWA Hiroshi <>
	      NAGANO Daisuke <>
	      KINOSHITA	kosuke <>
	      SHIGEMURA	Norikatsu <>
	      YAMAHATA Isaku <>
	      ARAI Yoshishige <>
	      Glenn Trigg <>
	      Tim Allen	<>
	      Michael Haardt <>
	      Eric A. Welsh <>
	      Paolo Bonzini <>
	      KIMOTO Masahiko <>
	      IWAI Takashi <>
	      Saito <>
	      SATO Kentaro <>
	      TAMUKI Shoichi <>
	      URABE Shohei <>
	      SUENAGA Keishi <>
	      SUZUKI Koji <>

       (titles omitted and an order different)

       and other many people sends information and bug-fix codes.

       The  English  version  of  this	man page was written by	NAGANO Daisuke

       Now,   TAMUKI   Shoichi	 <>	and    URABE	Shohei
       <> are maintaining the man page.
       If you have any comments	or suggestions or complaints :)	about this man
       page, please tell us it.

2.13.0				 April 25 2004			   timidity(1)


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