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Something different: Doodly - Up until now, I’ve kept to software that I have created. That is the safe thing to do. But I’ve been shaken out of that safe place by a Windows/Mac software app called Doodly.  This is a long post, but hopefully it contains what you would want to know. The purpose of Doodly is to...
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MyMIDI Player 2.4 Beta Available - Version 2.4 of MyMIDI Player (download here) has been created to address a particular scenario, which I will describe. While many churches have a Windows computer running in their church, others do not. Until now, the benefits of MyMIDI Player has been inaccessible to these churches.  No longer. There is a new setting in MyMIDI...
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#6 – MyMIDI Player Save & Restore - This video explains the save and restore playlist options in MyMIDI Player in more detail (it was mentioned briefly in video #4). These options are a great help in not losing data, and planning for one or more events in advance.
#5 – MyMIDI Player EDIT - This video explains the EDIT option within MyMIDI Player, and how to use it. It allows you to change the number of verses (or verse/chorus pairs) in many songs in the library.
#4 – The MyMIDI Player Playlist - This video explains how to manage the playlist – the different ways to add to it, remove entries and manipulate the list. It also explains the other controls on the main MyMIDI Player window, and touches on saving and restoring playlists (see video #6 for more detail).
#3 – The MyMIDI Player Library - This video introduces and explains the use of the MyMIDI Player Library. The library is a powerful part of MyMIDI Player, making it very easy to find and select songs for use.
#2 – Introducing MyMIDI Player - This video introduces the Windows MIDI music player we developed, specifically for use in churches.
#1 – Introduction - This video introduces you to MyMIDI Worship Resources Ltd, our purpose, our website, and our offerings.  It also teaches you how to register on the website, and buy our worship music backing files.
Recently Added to the Worldwide Store - We add titles to the worldwide MIDI and MP3 stores as we are able to establish worldwide distribution agreements with copyright owners or their administrators. On 21 April 2017, we signed a special agreement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty. Ltd. on behalf of Lorenz Corporation and Oxford University Press. The following titles were added to...
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What’s in the Worldwide Stores? - We have three collections of worship music backing tracks: MIDI files of public domain tunes, which installs free with MyMIDI Player. MIDI files of copyright songs/tunes. MP3 files of copyright songs. This is Clyde McLennan’s collection, previously available from his Small Church Music websites. Not all of our collection is available in the worldwide store. ...
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MIDI Store Opened - After a period of our MIDI and MP3 stores being closed, we are pleased to announce they will soon be open again.  They will, however, be restricted to Australia until we can enter individual agreements for worldwide distribution. Low Cost Each MIDI file in our store will cost you only AU$0.50 (50c). This price is...
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What Is Our Strategy? - The goal, as stated elsewhere, is to raise the bar for computer generated music in churches, primarily for for the benefit of smaller musically under-resourced churches. But what does that mean? We hope to achieve as much of the following as possible: find/provide ways to make computer generated music more flexible to suit the needs...
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What Can I Do To Help? - No one attached to this project knows everything there is to know about computer generated music for Christian worship.  The final value of this site is going to come from others who decide to join. Step 1 – Register (and join the mailing list). However you use this site, you should register.  We also recommend...
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Site Summary - There is a good deal scattered across this website, and some of it may be confusing.  So here is a summary of what is on offer and how to use this site. Focus on MIDI Music There are a number of forms in which computer generated music can be delivered: recordings (audio mp3, m4a, wma...
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Welcome - Welcome to the MyMIDI community, the place where computer generated music for Christian worship in churches just gets better and better. This is a developing place. We will point you towards resources on the internet, provide you with some of our own, suggest ideas that might work for you. Please share with us what you...
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What is MyMIDI Player? - MyMIDI Player is a Windows MIDI Player, designed and written by Wayne McHugh, specifically for the purpose of playing computer generated worship music in churches. The one key feature that drove this development was the desire to flash a light with the beat of the music to help singers and musicians stay in time with...
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Small Church Music (dot com) - Clyde McLennan has, for many years, produced worship music for small churches, and his collection is available from his websites smallchurchmusic.weebly.com and smallchurchmusic.com. Clyde was a Baptist Pastor for many years and has developed these websites since 2008.  He has a truly massive collection of songs, both public domain (older hymns) and newer songs. Clyde’s...
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Worship Downloads (dot com) - As you browse this website you will quickly realise that worship-downloads.com gets a fair bit of press. I don’t apologise for that. I was a customer of worship-downloads.com for years before I took up the MyMIDI project and formed a ministry relationship with Dave and Debbie. The quality of the MIDI files distributed through worship-downloads.com...
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Copyright Issues for MIDI Files - MIDI files have 2 copyright claims attached: The creator of the MIDI or MP3/audio file has a copyright claim on their creative work, and The original composer of the music contained in the MIDI or MP3 file has a copyright claim, usually referred to as the embedded copyright. On the internet there are many, many...
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