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Web MIDI API

Defines an API supporting the MIDI protocol, enabling web applications to enumerate and select MIDI input and output devices on the client system and send and receive MIDI messages.

Comments

IE views: Web MIDI API is currently listed as "Not currently planned". However, Web Audio API which is a pre-requisite for a significant chunk of the use cases is in development (https://status.modern.ie/webaudioapi?term=web%20audio)

Documentation

Specification

Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 43
  • Opera release 30
  • Opera for Android release 30

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2015-07-07