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Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard 0.5.1 released

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard is a MIDI events generator and receiver. It doesn't produce any sound by itself, but can be used to drive a MIDI synthesizer (either hardware or software, internal or external). You can use the computer's keyboard to play MIDI notes, and also the mouse. You can use the Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard to display the played MIDI notes from another instrument or MIDI file player.... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2013-02-09

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard 0.5.0 released

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard is a MIDI events generator and receiver. It doesn't produce any sound by itself, but can be used to drive a MIDI synthesizer (either hardware or software, internal or external). You can use the computer's keyboard to play MIDI notes, and also the mouse. You can use the Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard to display the played MIDI notes from another instrument or MIDI file player.... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2012-07-30

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard 0.4.0 released

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard is a MIDI events generator and receiver. It
doesn't produce any sound by itself, but can be used to drive a MIDI
synthesizer (either hardware or software, internal or external). You can use the computer's keyboard to play MIDI notes, and also the mouse. You can use the Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard to display the played MIDI notes from another instrument or MIDI file player.... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2011-06-05

VMPK 0.3.3 released

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard is a MIDI events generator and receiver. It doesn't produce any sound by itself, but can be used to drive a MIDI synthesizer (either hardware or software, internal or external). You can use the computer's keyboard to play MIDI notes, and also the mouse. You can use the Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard to display the played MIDI notes from another instrument or MIDI file player.... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2010-10-04

VPiano widget 0.9 released

VPiano is a GPL widget and a plugin for QtDesigner. It is used in VMPK. This release includes 2 new features:
* Translate note velocity into key pressed color tint
* Custom note names

http://sourceforge.net/projects/vmpk/files/vpiano%20widget/0.9/

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2010-09-25

VMPK 0.3.2 released

Changelog
* New D-Bus interface exposing many program features to other D-Bus clients
* New Simplified Chinese language translation. Thanks to Rui Fan
* German translation fixes, including the program online help. Thanks to Philip Edelmann and Frank Kober
* Larger shapes for switch extra controls, when using the custom style

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2010-06-18

VMPK 0.3.1 released

Changelog
* Russian translation. Thanks to Serguey G Basalaev

* French translation, and updated German translation. Thanks to Frank Kober

* Czech translation. Thanks to Pavel Fric

* Persistent state per channel for banks, instruments, and controllers

* New setting in preferences dialog: drums MIDI channel

* Selection of drums instrument, for GM, GS and XG standard devices

* Show percussion names above the piano keys in drums channel... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2009-12-15

VMPK 0.3.0 released

New features:
* implemented RFE #2106022: better looking keys using SVG graphics.
* implemented RFE #2848623: raw keyboard support, raw keyboard map editor.
* implemented RFE #2790324: extra controls tool bar: new extra controllers (knobs and on/off buttons) with customizable labels which can be assigned to arbitrary MIDI controllers.
* German translation, by Andreas Steinel

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2009-09-27

VPiano widget 0.8 released

VPiano is a GPL widget and a plugin for QtDesigner. It is used in VMPK. This new release includes 2 new features:
* Raw keyboard events support
* SVG graphics giving black keys a nice 3D effect

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2009-09-23

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard 0.2.5 released

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard is a MIDI events generator and receiver. It doesn't produce any sound by itself, but can be used to drive a MIDI synthesizer (either hardware or software, internal or external). You can use the computer's keyboard to play MIDI notes, and also the mouse. You can use the Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard to display the played MIDI notes from another
instrument or MIDI file player.... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2009-05-31

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard 0.2.4 Released

This is a maintenance release, mainly for cleanup and a few new features. Thanks to Serdar Soytetir for the Turkish translation.

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard is a MIDI event generator and receiver. It doesn't
produce any sound by itself, but can be used to drive a MIDI synthesizer
(either hardware or software, internal or external). You can use the
computer's keyboard to play MIDI notes, and also the mouse. You can use the
Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard to display the played MIDI notes from another
instrument or MIDI file player.... read more

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2009-04-05

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard v0.2.3 released

This is a maintenance release, fixing a bug in Linux when using it with other programs like Rosegarden.

ChangeLog for version 0.2.3

2008-11-30 0.2.3
* fix for bug #2364787 Rosegarden renders vmpk input unusable
* optimization for Linux: do not create an ALSA queue
* fix for a Spanish translation mistake

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2008-11-30

Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard v0.2.2 Released

This is a maintenance release, fixing a crash at startup when no MIDI input devices
were found. The load/save options now display a warning message if the file operation fails. Spanish translation has been updated.

ChangeLog for version 0.2.2

* bug 2164586 segmentation fault at startup
* 2162189 No warning message despite keymap not saved
* real fix for bug 2158014 Crash in windows
* Spanish translation updated

Posted by Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas 2008-10-19