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Posted by on Apr 12, 2010 in DIY, music, software, video

I’ve been getting asked for this keypad to midi patch a lot recently so I thought I’d upload it.  You can get it here.  You’ll also need the free max/msp runtime from  If you’re on windows you’ll need loopbe too.

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  1. domg
    May 24, 2011

    do you have this as a standalone, for PC users?

  2. emiliano
    October 13, 2011

    ok i do not have an idea on how to do this, question whats is the keypad to midi patch? how would i use it can you direct me in the path to learning how to do this?

    • bob
      November 7, 2011

      Hi Emilliano,
      If you’re on a mac you might want to check out MIDIpress – a keystroke to MIDI app i put out recently :
      If you’re on windows have a google for “keystroke to MIDI”

  3. Victor
    June 9, 2012

    Hi Bob,
    I don’t see any “free” max/msp runtime, only 30 day trial. Is this what you mean?

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