May 26, 2018
Convert abc music files to MIDI and PostScript
abcMIDI is James Allwright’s collection of abc <-> MIDI conversion utilities, plus YAPS to convert abc files to PostScript for printing music scores.
midi2abc - program to convert MIDI format files to abc notation. abc2midi - converts abc file to MIDI files. abc2abc - a simple abc checker/re-formatter/transposer. mftext - gives a verbose description of what is in a MIDI file. yaps - an abc to PostScript converter.
Also includes abcguide.txt - how to write abc files for these programs demo.abc - a collection of sample abc tunes Check $PREFIX/share/doc/abcmidi/ for these and other docs.
The abc format is plain text, but you might optionally install a MIDI player timidity and a PostScript viewer gv with ghostscript.