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    MidiKeys Alternatives

    MidiKeys is described as 'small application for Mac OS X that presents a miniature MIDI keyboard onscreen. You can use the computer keyboard to play MIDI notes, or click on the keys with the mouse. There is also an option to select a MIDI source and see incoming notes played on the keyboard' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MidiKeys for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Mac, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MidiKeys are VirtualMIDISynth (Free), Synthfont (Freemium), Perfect Piano (Free) and Free Piano (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. 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).
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    2. VirtualMIDISynth is a software MIDI synthesizer implemented as a Windows multimedia user driver, accessible as a standard MIDI Out device. It works on Windows XP (SP3) / Vista (SP1) / 7 (SP1) / 8 (both x86 and x64), and is based on the great BASS library from un4seen.
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      Different operating system - MikiKeys is a Mac-only utility; VirtualMIDISynth is Win-only - it's not an alternative.
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    3. SynthFont is a program for playing midi files using SoundFonts. It can also include VST instruments. Midi input for live playback is also supported.
    4. Perfect Piano is a smartphone app designed to teach players how to play and record piano songs of their own using their smartphone. There are many plugins to allow you to change the sound of the piano to things like a guitar, harp, and cello.
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    5. FreePiano is a virtual MIDI keyboard and a VST host for windows. You can use freepiano to Play piano with computer keyboard or MIDI keyboard with any vst instrument you like, or output through MIDI.
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    6. The BASSMIDI MIDI synthesizer driver is a freeware SoundFont based Windows MIDI system driver (created by kode54 and Mudlord) for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.
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    7. Use this application to simulate playing a piano on your PC keyboard and enjoy learning chores and the note layout using the available songs.
    8. Use it to display multi-channel MIDI input in a resizable keyboard layout to learn new songs, show what you are playing in your video demos or send notes by clicking on its keys if you don't have a MIDI controller.
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    9. A free Virtual Piano to help you learn to play piano online in your web browser. Thousands of chords and scale diagrams show you where the notes are. Use your mouse or touch devices to play. Create and share animated lessons, melodies and demos.
    10. Perfect Piano Player designed specifically for true lovers of piano music, makes you relax listening to the music instrument classical piano.
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