The Digital Hymnal
can be best experienced with the following:
Screen Size - This site looks
best at a screen resolution of 800x600.
Sound output - To hear the music, you'll
need speakers, a sound card and a browser that
supports MIDI files. For a better sound quality, you
might use any of the following:
- Browser - This site is optimized for
Netscape Navigator 4, however you can use Navigator 3 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4. If
you have Internet Explorer 3, you can use it but you have to disable ActiveX. Older browsers may not
If you would like to try an alternative browser, take a look at Opera, it works fine and doesn't
take much space on your hard drive.
- Shareware - Here are some free good programs:
Sculptor - Very easy to use MIDI sequencer
with music keyboard window. Record, edit, and play music. Use with either external MIDI
keyboard or music keyboard window which can be played using mouse or computer keyboard.
Jazz 3.0 - A full size
free midi sequencer for Windows95. Includes play, record, quantize, transpose, graphical
edit (of pitch, velocity, modulation, controllers), mixer window (slider control of
volume, pan, chorus, reverb), and more.
- Music Processor for Windows. Using only the computer keyboard, you can create and edit
sheet music. This can be printed with high-quality TrueType symbols on printers supported
by Windows, and appears on the screen in standard notation as a WYSIWYG display. The
primary objective of MOZART is to print parts for musicians, but MIDI files can be
exported to provide an "aural preview" on multimedia PCs.
MusicEase - Intelligent music notation editor with
MIDI input and output.
Composer - Music composition and notation processor for Windows. It allows you to
create, record, edit, print, and play back your own musical scores.
- GoldWave - is a
comprehensive digital audio editor, ideal for people who work with audio for CD editing,
archive restoration, speech analysis, radio and TV, Java and Web pages, games, or just for
fun. You can use it to make everything from elaborate answering machine messages to
professional, high quality CD audio content.