This week brings the second of our three part look at MIDI, so watch for the exciting conclusion in two weeks. What? Two weeks? A season cliffhanger? That’s right, we’re moving and not having a phone line next Monday will prevent us from publishing an issue. We also have bits on having a Performa repaired at an Apple dealer and Easy View 2.32’s hiding spots. Finally, Mark Millard reviews Tex-Edit, a free text editor with some nice features.
TidBITS is moving! Not far, about 25 miles south to near the shores of Lake Washington (well, OK, we can't see the lake from inside our house, but we can from the yard)
Easy View habitats -- It turned out that Easy View ended up on CompuServe in MACDVEN #5 as EV232.SIT rather than the MACAPP library that I mentioned last week
Performa Service -- Apple recently reminded dealers that Performa owners are welcome to bring their computers to "regular" Macintosh dealers should they need repair, in or out of warranty
High-end word processors like Word, WordPerfect, MacWrite Pro, and Nisus can produce anything from a letter to a professional publication. But many Macintosh users lack the money, drive space, RAM, or inclination to run them
by Shekhar Govind -- [email protected] editing by Craig O'Donnell -- [email protected] and Nick Rothwell -- [email protected]
MIDI Software for the Mac: Application Software -- For simple purposes, MIDI application software can be considered to have two main elements - a recorder/player (sequencer) with tools for editing the MIDI performance data, and a music-notation editor to create printed scores, or "notation." (Other classes of MIDI software esoterica will be dealt with later.)
Until a few years ago, the Amiga and the Atari ST, with their built-in MIDI capabilities, boasted some of the best MIDI software