Bagpipe Player

Bagpipe Player 1.02

A music engraving and playing tool for the Great Highland Bagpipe
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Doug Wickstrom

A music engraving and playing tool for the Great Highland Bagpipe. Reads and plays BMW DOS and BMW Gold file formats. Converts other bagpipe program file formats (ABC, Electric Pipes, Piob Mhor, BMW DOS, BMW Gold). Provides playing, printing and displaying features.

Bagpipe Player is a music engraving and playing software program for the Great Highland Bagpipe.
Main features:
-Supports BMW Gold and BMW DOS file format. The old BMW DOSTM files are converted to the new format as they are opened.
-Bagpipe Player has everything Bagpipe Reader has but with playing to MIDI and PC Speaker capabilities.
-Bagpipe Player is also able to save the tune to MIDI file format.
-Prints any type of Great Highland Bagpipe light music and piobaireachd (including abbreviations) on a Windows compatible printer.
-Can include any of the following text items with the music: tune title, tune type, composer/arranger, footer (for page numbers), in-line text, text at a fixed location, and comments.
-Prints in portrait or landscape on any paper size supported by a Windows printer driver.
-Top, bottom, left and right margin settings.
-Allows each text item to be formatted with font, font style, font size, colour, underline, strikeout, and alignment (left, right, centred or absolute location).
-Scales music horizontally and/or vertically on the page.
-Allows music to be printed on multiple pages or fit to one page.
-Bars can be vertically aligned.
-Aspect ratio and size of music symbols and symbol spacings can be adjusted.
-Multiple tunes in a file can be printed on one page or across multiple pages.
-Embellishment, grace notes, and strikes distance between melody note adjusted.
-Add per-note spacing with the “space” symbol.
-Staff height can be specified in absolute height (thousandths of an inch) or allow Bagpipe Reader to fit the tune according to page setup settings.
-Split screen with music codes in bottom window and displayed music in the top window. Bar separating the windows can be adjusted vertically.
-Zoom level on music window can be adjusted (10-900%). Allows any scale entry up to 900%.
-Supports Multiple Document Interface (i.e. can open several tunes at same time)
-Icons for new tune, open existing tune, save tune in current window, print music, preview music, refresh music.

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