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author Kyle Guinn <>2011-03-03 00:10:21 -0600
committer Robby Workman <>2011-03-04 10:12:45 -0600
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audio/TiMidity++: Misc tweaks including +jack +speex -arts
For clarity's sake, this commit adds jack and speex support, removes artsd support, and has various other minor cleanups. Signed-off-by: Robby Workman <>
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TiMidity++ is a software synthesizer. It can play MIDI files by converting
them into PCM waveform data or other various audio file formats.
+To add JACK support, install jack-audio-connection-kit and build with:
+JACK=yes ./TiMidity++.SlackBuild
+To add speex support, install speex and build with:
+SPEEX=yes ./TiMidity++.SlackBuild
TiMidity++ can also be run as an ALSA sequencer client. To do this, make
/etc/rc.d/rc.timidity executable and add this line to /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
/etc/rc.d/rc.timidity start
You will need a set of instrument patch files for TiMidity++ to be of any
-use. The freepats and eawpats packages, also available at,
-both provide a set of patch files.
+use. The freepats and eawpats packages both provide a set of patch files,
+so one of those will be needed.