abcMIDI Changelog

New in version 2015.10.04

October 8th, 2015
  • Updated abc2midi and

New in version 2015-09-28 (September 29th, 2015)

  • parseabc.c fix so it compiles better with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. (snprintf_s changed to snprintf in #ifdef _MSC_VER block.)

New in version 2015-08-31 (September 15th, 2015)

  • bendstring bug fix

New in version 2015-07-15 (July 16th, 2015)

  • %%MIDIx bug fixed

New in version 2014-12-25 (January 5th, 2015)

  • abc2midi now reports line and character position in error and warning messages.

New in version 2014-02-05 (February 12th, 2014)

  • runabc docs updated

New in version 2014-01-26 (January 28th, 2014)

  • microtone fixes

New in version 2014-01-20 (January 22nd, 2014)

  • The tunes in the abc files,,, and were sorted to alphabetical order by title and the X reference numbers were renumbered.

New in version 2014-01-12 (January 14th, 2014)

  • abc2midi - comma53

New in version 2014-01-10 (January 11th, 2014)

  • Compilation error in matchsup.c fixed, ran parseabc.c through indent).
  • HTML version of abcguide was updated.
  • Sections on microtones and key signature.

New in version 2014-01-05 (January 8th, 2014)

  • Minor change to midi2abc

New in version 2014-01-01 (January 3rd, 2014)

  • Minor change to abcmatch

New in version 2013-12-25 (December 28th, 2013)

  • This version fixes a bug in the -CSM option.
  • A new port for Android is available.

New in version 2013-11-17 (November 26th, 2013)

  • Bug fixes for abcmatch

New in version 2013-11-12 (November 13th, 2013)

  • This release adds minor improvements to abcmatch.

New in version 20130430 (May 8th, 2013)

  • Fixed a potential memory overflow.

New in version 20130424 (April 30th, 2013)

  • Several bugs were fixed in abc2midi and abcmatch.

New in version 20130321 (March 27th, 2013)

  • This version fixes a few bugs and introduces the -pitch_table feature in abcmatch.

New in version 20121201 (December 8th, 2012)

  • A few bugs were fixed.

New in version 20121123 (November 28th, 2012)

  • Fixed a bug that prevented trill or roll on tied notes.

New in version 20121115 (November 23rd, 2012)

  • Minor fixes to abc2midi and abc2abc including the problem with trilled tied notes.

New in version 20120808 (August 22nd, 2012)

  • The time signature C| or c| is now interpreted as 2/2 instead of 4/4.

New in version 20120604 (June 9th, 2012)

  • A bug affecting split voices was fixed.
  • Improvements in repeats and handling of !-delimited decorations were also implemented.

New in version 20120415 (April 20th, 2012)

  • Warnings in abc2midi about mismatched lyrics and notes have been removed, except in verbose mode.

New in version 20120327 (March 30th, 2012)

  • Several bugs were fixed.

New in version 2012-02-05 (February 10th, 2012)

  • more dances added to,, and

New in version 2011-12-11 (December 13th, 2011)

  • A bug in lyrics with inline voices was fixed.

New in version 2011-11-18 (November 26th, 2011)

  • The MIDI commands "chordprog" and "bassprog" have been extended to allow for an octave offset.

New in version 2011-10-19 (October 21st, 2011)

  • This version introduces the new commands +ped+ and +ped-end+ .

New in version 2011-08-29 (August 30th, 2011)

  • Added the -BF runtime parameter.

New in version 2011-07-19 (July 20th, 2011)

  • This major release adds support for EasyABC (

New in version 2011-04-29 (May 2nd, 2011)

  • This version fixes several bugs and introduces the new command "-noplus".

New in version 2010_12_12 (December 15th, 2010)

  • Textual tempo indications like "Allegro" are now supported by abc2midi.

New in version 2010_09_28 (October 1st, 2010)

  • Fixed a bug in abc2midi concerning wrong repeats.

New in version 2010_08_31 (September 8th, 2010)

  • Fixed a small bug in abc2midi.

New in version 2010_08_28 (September 1st, 2010)

  • Fixed a bug in abc2midi (in which the wrong voice was split).

New in version 2010_08_12 (August 19th, 2010)

  • A bug in abc2midi (delayed drum patterns) was fixed.

New in version 2010_07_29 (August 6th, 2010)

  • Fixed a small bug in abc2midi

New in version 2010_05_31 (June 8th, 2010)

  • Fixed a bug affecting abc2midi and explicit keys.

New in version 2009_09_23 (October 7th, 2009)

  • Minor bugs in MIDI generation were fixed in this release.

New in version 2008_09_28 (October 2nd, 2008)

  • Minor bugfixes.