What is MIDI?
- MIDI - Musical Instrument Digital Interface
- A standard adopted by the electronic music industry for controlling devices, such as synthesizers and sound cards, that emit music.
- It is an industry-standard protocol that enables electronic musical instruments (synthesizers, drum machines), computers and other electronic equipment (MIDI controllers, sound cards, samplers) to communicate and synchronize with each other. Unlike analog devices, MIDI does not transmit an audio signal: it sends event messages about musical notation, pitch and intensity, control signals for parameters such as volume, vibrato and panning, cues, and clock signals to set the tempo.