Bagpipe Music Player

Bagpipe Player is a music engraving and playing software program for the Great Highland Bagpipe. It will run under MS Windows 95/98/2000 and Windows NT . It will read and play BMW DOS and BMW Gold file formats. I have also provided a file conversion utility for converting other bagpipe software file formats (ABC, Electric Pipes, Piob Mhor, BMW DOS, BMW Gold). It has playing, printing and display capabilities that compare to the best commercially available bagpipe software programs.

Application Details:

Version: 1.02
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.33

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What works

The program installs and runs.

What does not

The music staff do not display, and loading a tune causes the app to crash.


What was not tested

Printing, and playing a tune.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 27 20091.1.33Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 26 20101.0.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentMandriva 2008.1 SpringSep 05 20081.1.3Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

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HowTo / Notes


2015-01-25 Admin note: The following was extracted from a user comment made in 2008 and may not be relevant to current Wine:

With win 98 as Windows version everything works fine.

For playing midis just install timidity++ and start timidity with "timidity -iA" - thats it.

At the Bagpipe Player, there is a dropdown menu (right beside the Zoom option) choose Timidity there.


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