MeeBlip Editors

Create and share patches for MeeBlip anode and triode synths, using Web MIDI editors for Chrome, Chromium, and Opera.

Quick Start Guide

The MeeBlip Web editor lets you explore the sounds your MeeBlip hardware can make, all with just a computer, a MIDI interface, and a compatible Web browser on any operating system. There's nothing to download, and you can share your results via URL or Twitter. Edit your patch, send it to your MeeBlip via MIDI, and then hear what it sounds like using an included sequencer. Here's how to get started:

  1. Choose your hardware. Click one of the buttons above to select an editor customized for your model of MeeBlip - triode or anode.
  2. Configure MIDI output. Select the correct MIDI interface device/port and channel for your MeeBlip, via the control bar just under the logo: . Remember, to select a MIDI channel for the MeeBlip, press and release the MIDI SET button on the back panel of your hardware, look for the LED to blink, then move one of the knobs. (The eight knobs on triode correspond to channels 1-8; the four bottom knobs on anode correspond to channels 1-4.)
  3. Make, randomize, or load a patch. Now, create your patch by adjusting the on-screen knobs and switches right in your browser. You can control parameters that are normally accessible only via MIDI, too. And the editor works to generate new ideas: use the button to generate a random config. Or, load up a sample patch from the patch browser, by clicking the PATCHES button)
  4. Send the patch to your hardware. To hear the patch you've created, loaded, or randomized, you need to first transfer the MIDI data to your MeeBlip. Click the SEND button to transmit your patch over MIDI. If your port and channel settings are correct, you'll be able to hear the resulting patch by using the sequencer in this browser editor, or by sending notes from other music software on your computer. (Or if your MeeBlip is connected to a MIDI chain with a keyboard or other input device, you can use that.)
  5. Hear how it sounds with a sequencer. Don't have a keyboard or DAW handy? No problem! Click the button to launch an 8-step sequencer and try out your sounds right from the editor. (Tip: the sequencer can continue playing when its dialog is closed. So you can load up new patches while the sequencer plays in the background.)
  6. Save and share. Patches are stored as unique Web URLs, making them easy to save and share. Click the PATCH LINK button, and you'll see a link labeled "link for the current patch." Right-click (or control-click on Mac) to copy the link URL or bookmark it in your browser. the link for the current patch
  7. Tweet your favorite sounds. Share patch links on Twitter and discover new ones, by following our Twitter bot, @meeblipbot! Tag with #meeblip to help other users find and try your patches.
  8. Explore the code. Code is open source and available on GitHub. Want to learn about how Web MIDI works? Got an idea for a Web-powered MeeBlip hack? Take a look, fork us, and share your results!