About Plumstone

  • What it does:
    • Enables Pure Java programs to access external MIDI devices on Mac OS X.
    • Uses the Java Sound Service Provider Interface.
  • Why might I need it?
    • Java programs running on OS X cannot access external MIDI devices. This product fills in the gap and makes these devices visible to Java programs.
  • Platform:
    • Plumstone version 1.2 - Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and Java 1.4
    • Plumstone version 1.3 - Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and Java 1.5
      Important: for Intel based Macs you must use Mandolane MIDI SPI
  • Cost:
    • Free