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MidiKeys for Mac

macOS application that presents an on-screen MIDI keyboard.

Free
In English
Version 1.9.1
3.4
Based on 2 user rates

MidiKeys overview

MidiKeys shows a little keyboard on screen, and you can use the computer keyboard to play MIDI notes. 'z' through ',' is the octave starting a middle C (note 60). The keys on the row above are flats (black keys), and the octave below is on the row starting with 'q' (and the digit row is that octave's flats).

In addition, you can select a MIDI source and see incoming notes played on the keyboard.

What’s new in version 1.9.1

  • MidiKeys is now 64-bit compliant. (And no longer a universal binary.)
  • Minimum system version is 10.11.
  • Keys window is resizable (probably the most asked-for feature request).
  • Support for system dark mode, including a dark mode keyboard. A "force light keyboard" preference is visible to allow you to revert the keyboard to a traditional appearance.
  • Added Clear Stuck Keys command.
  • On systems with a trackpad or mouse that reports pressure, MidiKeys will send channel aftertouch when keys are clicked and held.
  • New "show C notes" feature that draws "Cn" where "n" is the octave (i.e., C3, C4, etc) on the keyboard.
  • Fixed an issue with key caps where certain keys like tab and delete were not shown; they will now appear as the standard key icons.
  • Changed version update feed URL to https.
  • Updated Sparkle and ShortcutRecorder frameworks to modern versions.

MidiKeys for Mac

Free
In English
Version 1.9.1
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3.4

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Dalahast
Dalahast
Sep 10 2010
1.8
3.0
Sep 10 2010
3.0
Version: 1.8
Pretty cool app. I would, however like to see some additional key layouts added, e.g. Wicki/Hayden (or 'jammer' as some people call it), Jankó (chromatic piano layout), Russian bayan accordion, etc. If not that, at least an option to make them yourself.
Pragmat
Pragmat
Jan 23 2010
1.8
0.0
Jan 23 2010
0.0
Version: 1.8
Requirements • Mac OS X 10.5 or greater • PowerPC or Intel • Software synthesizer, MIDI sequencer application, or external MIDI device with MIDI interface. Apple's AU Lab is excellent.
Mibrilane
Mibrilane
Jan 23 2010
1.8
0.0
Jan 23 2010
0.0
Version: 1.8
It says PPC only but download yields a Universal Binary.
Morjovy
Morjovy
Aug 29 2007
1.6b3
0.0
Aug 29 2007
0.0
Version: 1.6b3
seems to work nice on my intel imac. thanks!
Guest
Guest
May 26 2005
1.6b3
3.8
May 26 2005
3.8
Version: 1.6b3
Hi, nice to see its working in Tiger. Only thing left now is to get the keyboard scale drawn correctly also. And yes a sustain feature would be nice - spacebutton would be good for this..
Dalahast
Dalahast
Sep 10 2010
3.0
Sep 10 2010
3.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 23 2004
3.8
Nov 23 2004
3.8
Version: null