Achievement Unlocked: MIDI support added to Windows 8.1 apps RRS feed

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  • Since the release of Windows 8 Developer Preview I have been pushing our Multimedia group to add MIDI support for Windows Store apps. On April 4th, 2014 I achieved victory. This year at //build we announced the preview release of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) APIs for Windows Store apps. With this announcement you can now create Windows Store apps that can interface with the veritable plethora of MIDI keyboards, synthesizers and mixers that have shipped over the last three decades. That’s right you can now add a touch first XAML interface to your Roland JP-6 via any Windows 8.1 device! This means that musicians, audio engineers, DJs and lighting designers can be empowered to create unique experiences with your software while leveraging the full range of Microsoft Windows 8.1 devices.

    Read the full article here: aka.ms/Img05f

    Windows SDK Technologies - Microsoft Developer Services - http://blogs.msdn.com/mediasdkstuff/

    Saturday, September 6, 2014 12:24 AM