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Offline CodeSmart

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MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« on: August 20, 2017, 12:41:26 AM »
The MIDX PC Assistant Software is unfortunately a Windows only software.
Q: Is there anyone out there that has it up on running on a Mac with working MIDI to the MIDX?
If so, what tools are you using?
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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2017, 02:30:13 AM »
Boot camp is my first suggestion as it's practically handing the user a fully fledged Windows machine.
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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 12:50:25 AM »
Been trying to open the PC assistant this morning with WineBootler and Wine on my Imac
Managed to
But the MIDX20 is not recognized with a Cakawalk UM-1G midi interface. "ERROR-Could Not Talk to The MIDX20. Please check the connection".
I wanted control 1 & 2 on the MIDX20 to become control 3 & 4 to be used with a BOSS FS6
Is there an other way or it has to be changed only with the PC assistant ?
Thanx in advance !

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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 04:43:47 AM »
Been trying to open the PC assistant this morning with WineBootler and Wine on my Imac
Managed to
But the MIDX20 is not recognized with a Cakawalk UM-1G midi interface. "ERROR-Could Not Talk to The MIDX20. Please check the connection".
I wanted control 1 & 2 on the MIDX20 to become control 3 & 4 to be used with a BOSS FS6
Is there an other way or it has to be changed only with the PC assistant ?
Thanx in advance !
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The manual explains how you run the one-button Wizard to setup MODE and CC# for CTRL1 & CTRL2.
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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 10:44:35 AM »
Thanx a lot Robert, but sounds too complicated for my bad english  ::)

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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 03:05:49 PM »
May have  to buy a MAC to wite a Mac version, but wont happen just like that. Maybe a different USB-MIDI cable will work for you.
Did some testing on various interfaces (for Windows PC) in this thread:
https://www.vguitarforums.com/smf/index.php?topic=21480.0
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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 03:22:06 PM »
VM-Ware with a mac Sierra image file on your windows box.
+ mac X-code IDE & developer tools.

Rt-Midi C++ library for multi platform midi API
https://www.music.mcgill.ca/~gary/rtmidi/
(same code for win/mac/Linux).
« Last Edit: January 13, 2018, 03:24:03 PM by gumtown »
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Re: MIDX PC Assistant on Mac?
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2018, 05:27:59 AM »
Thanx a lot for your answers !

 

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