midi2ly man page

midi2ly — manual page for midi2ly (LilyPond) 2.19.82


midi2ly [OPTION]... FILE


Convert MIDI to LilyPond input.


-a, --absolute-pitches

print absolute pitches

-d, --duration-quant=DUR

quantise note durations on DUR

-D, --debug

debug printing

-e, --explicit-durations

print explicit durations

-h, --help

show this help and exit

-i, --include-header=FILE

prepend FILE to output

-k, --key=ALT[:MINOR]

set key: ALT=+sharps|-flats; MINOR=1

-o, --output=FILE

write output to FILE

-p, --preview

preview of first 4 bars

-q, --quiet

suppress progress messages and warnings about excess voices

-s, --start-quant=DUR

quantise note starts on DUR

-S, --skip

use s instead of r for rests

-t, --allow-tuplet=DUR*NUM/DEN

allow tuplet durations DUR*NUM/DEN

-V, --verbose

be verbose


show version number and exit

-w, --warranty

show warranty and copyright

-x, --text-lyrics

treat every text as a lyric


$ midi2ly --key=-2:1 --duration-quant=32 --allow-tuplet=4*2/3 --allow-tuplet=2*4/3 foo.midi

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs via http://post.gmane.org/post.php?group=gmane.comp.gnu.lilypond.bugs

See Also

The full documentation for midi2ly is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and midi2ly programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info midi2ly

should give you access to the complete manual.


July 2018 midi2ly (LilyPond) 2.19.82 User Commands