File Formats and MIDI

This section includes details on music file formats, protocols, and specifications. Details about MIDI, Roland GS, and Yamaha XG are included.

For information about writing music software, see the programming section.


Audio File Extensions

General MIDI Drum Note Numbers

General MIDI Instrument List

General MIDI Level 2

General MIDI Level 2 Instrument List

MIDI Control Change Numbers

MIDI Note Frequencies

MIDI Note Ranges of Orchestral Instruments

Roland GS


Yamaha XG