MIDI Instrument Definition File

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File Format
Name MIDI Instrument Definition File
Ontology
Extension(s) .idf
MIME Type(s) application/x-riff
Released ~1993

A MIDI Instrument Definition File is a RIFF like container that remaps the General MIDI patch set and drum note assignments for a MIDI sound source that is not GM compliant.[1]

Contents

Identification

.IDF files start with ASCII "RIFF", have "IDF LIST" at offset 8, and MMAPhdr at offset 20. [2]

Software

External links

References

  1. https://docs.isy.liu.se/pub/VanHeden/DataSheets/The_MIDI_Specification.pdf
  2. ftp://curscott.servebeer.com/Download/Apps/_Microsoft/Visual%20Studio%206.0%20Professional%20MSDN/SAMPLES/VC98/SDK/GRAPHICS/AUDIO/IDFEDIT/GLOBALS.H
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