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= Introduction =
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''Currently, this is a draft. Sven Meier has retired from the jOrgan developer team in 2016. The latest jOrgan release version is version 3.20.''
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= Common =
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=== Introduction ===
  
jOrgan is a [[wikipedia:Java_(software_platform)|Java]]-based [[wikipedia:MIDI|MIDI]] workbench, and lets you use your computer as, e. g., a full featured virtual organ:
 
  
[[File:Screenshot_neu.png|right|256px]]
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jOrgan is a [[wikipedia:Java_(software_platform)|Java]]-based [[wikipedia:MIDI|MIDI]]-Processor, in other terms a Java MIDI-IDE. It's open architecture allows for complex transmitting and dynamical modifying of MIDI-Messages on their way between MIDI-Encoders and MIDI-Decoders, through an own MIDI Programming Language [[Midi|MPL]].
  
* [[Installation|runs on all major operating systems]]
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The jOrgan core...
* [[User interface|includes convenient editing facilities]]
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* [[Disposition|supports all elements known from real organs]]
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* [[Installation|runs on Windows, Linux and MAC operating systems]]
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* [[Disposition|supports elements known from pipe organs]]
 
* [[Midi|offers powerful Midi processing]]
 
* [[Midi|offers powerful Midi processing]]
* [[Sounds|works with a variety of sound generators]]
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* [[Skins|allows styling of realistic optical surfaces]]
* [[Skins|allows styling of realistic virtual organ consoles]]
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* [[Extensions|extensible for special requirements]]
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The jOrgan Extensions allow to...
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* use a [[GUI extension|graphical user interface]]
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* [[Customizer extension|customize]] your disposition conveniently. Set your MIDI inputs and basic settings
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* [[Executor extension|execute]] arbitrary commands
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* utilize [[Creative extension|Creative]] Soundcards specific features
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* embed a [[Fluidsynth extension|Fluidsynth]] sampler in jOrgan
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* conveniently configure [[LinuxSampler extension|LinuxSampler]]
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* [[Import extension|import]] elements from different sources
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* Use a virtual [[Keyboard extension|keyboard]]
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* connect to Midi devices on other computers with [[Lan extension|LAN devices]]
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* show disposition information on an [[LCD extension|LCD]]
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* store combinations in a [[Memory extension|Memory]]
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* [[Midi merger extension|merge]] midi devices
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* [[Recorder extension|record]] and share your performances
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* connect [[SAMs extension|SAMs driven stop tabs]] with your disposition
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* work with [[Soundfont extension|Soundfonts]]
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* work with Midi [[Tools extension|Tools and utilities]]
  
 
This program is [[wikipedia:free software]] - if you have any problems or questions please feel free to [[discussion|join our discussion]]. You could also [[contribute|contribute]] to documentation by adding/modifying this wiki.
 
This program is [[wikipedia:free software]] - if you have any problems or questions please feel free to [[discussion|join our discussion]]. You could also [[contribute|contribute]] to documentation by adding/modifying this wiki.
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=== How can I use jOrgan? ===
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jOrgan lets you use your computer as, e. g., a full featured virtual organ.
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Here's a simple chart that illustrates where jOrgan fits into the overall "organ" scheme. It recognizes that jOrgan and any associated sound rendering aspect are two separate components.
  
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[[File:Where jorgan is situated.png|800px]]
  
  
= Sources =
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Many jOrgan users have created their own custom dispositions to meet their personal needs. Links to their shared work can be found under "Shared Dispositions".<br><br>
[http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/ jOrgan project at Sourceforge]<br>
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''(this is a variety only. Click to enlarge.)''
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[[File:Screenshot_neu.png|180px]]
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[[File:Stiehr-Mockers.png|180px]]
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[[File:JB3.png|180px]]<br>
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[[File:Hbo 20 console 1.jpg|180px]]
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[[File:English Cathedral.png|180px]]
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[[File:Christie sm.PNG|180px]]<br>
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[[File:Balzan VPO 01.jpg|180px]]
  
 
''Todo''
 
''Todo''
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=== Download ===
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''Note that you have to open the latest folder on the download page, for the latest version.''
  
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&rarr; [http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/files/jorgan-installer/ Latest installer for Windows]<br>
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&rarr; [http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/files/jorgan-package/ Latest package for Linux]<br>
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&rarr; [http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/files/jorgan-bundle/ Latest bundle for MAC]
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=== Resources And Research ===
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''may contain both internal and external links''
  
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&rarr; [http://jorgan.999862.n4.nabble.com/ jOrgan mailing lists archive at Nabble (forum-like appearance)]<br>
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&rarr; [http://jorgan.999862.n4.nabble.com/template/NamlServlet.jtp?macro=adv_search_page&node=999862 perform an advanced Nabble archive research]<br>
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&rarr; [http://news.gmane.org/gmane.music.jorgan.user jorgan-user mailing list archive at Gmane]<br>
  
= Resources and Research =
 
  
==== External Links ====
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= Experts =
[http://jorgan.999862.n4.nabble.com/ jOrgan mailing lists archive at Nabble (forum-like appearance)]<br>
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=== Source code ===
[http://jorgan.999862.n4.nabble.com/template/NamlServlet.jtp?macro=adv_search_page&node=999862 perform a detailed Nabble archive research]<br>
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&rarr; [http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/ jOrgan project at Sourceforge]<br>
[http://news.gmane.org/gmane.music.jorgan.user jorgan-user mailing list archive at Gmane]<br>
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''Todo''
 
''Todo''
 
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=== Contribute To jOrgan ===
 
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= Contribute to jOrgan =
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''From the very beginning, jOrgan is team work. There are several tasks which need maintenance.''
 
''From the very beginning, jOrgan is team work. There are several tasks which need maintenance.''
 
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{{note|
 
This is a Wiki administered by real persons. If you wish to contribute something to jOrgan, you'll need an account with 'edit' privileges. Use the 'request account' link on top-right of this page, please, and wait patiently for replies, from our administrators.
 
This is a Wiki administered by real persons. If you wish to contribute something to jOrgan, you'll need an account with 'edit' privileges. Use the 'request account' link on top-right of this page, please, and wait patiently for replies, from our administrators.
 
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=== Current Contribution Tasks ===
== Current Contribution Tasks ==
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* maintain the jOrgan language files (currently: English, Czech, German, Italian, Norwegian, Russian)
 
* maintain the jOrgan language files (currently: English, Czech, German, Italian, Norwegian, Russian)
 
* add languages
 
* add languages
* [http://sourceforge.net/p/jorgan/feature-requests/ pending feature requests]
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* &rarr; [http://sourceforge.net/p/jorgan/feature-requests/ pending feature requests]
 
''Todo''
 
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=== Shortcuts For Contributors ===
==== Useful links for contributors ====
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&rarr; [http://jorgan-home.de/mediawiki_en/index.php?title=Special:ListUsers&group=contributors Current contributors list]<br>
[http://jorgan.argonon.de/mediawiki_en/index.php?title=Special:ListUsers&group=contributors Current contributors list]<br>
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&rarr; [http://jorgan-home.de/mediawiki_en/index.php?title=Special:RequestAccount Request an account]<br>
[http://jorgan.argonon.de/mediawiki_en/index.php?title=Special:RequestAccount Request an account]<br>
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&rarr; [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Formatting Text by using the MediaWiki Markup Language]
[https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Formatting Text by using the MediaWiki Markup Language]
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= Download area =
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''Note that you have to open the latest folder on the download page, for the latest version.''<br>
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[http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/files/jorgan-installer/ Latest installer for Windows]<br>
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[http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/files/jorgan-package/ Latest package for Linux]<br>
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[http://sourceforge.net/projects/jorgan/files/jorgan-bundle/ Latest bundle for MAC]
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= Donations =
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''jOrgan is freeware since it's birth, in 2003.<br>Nevertheless, the current source code is done by Sven Meier. Any donations are very welcome. Donations are easy-done via PayPal.<br>Thank you.''<br>
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[http://sourceforge.net/p/jorgan/donate/ Make a donation]
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= Wiki Languages =
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''In 2015, a German translation of the jOrgan Wiki is initiated. This work is under progress. Contributors are very welcome!''<br>
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[http://jorgan.argonon.de/mediawiki_de/ jOrgan Wiki Deutsch]
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Latest revision as of 08:10, 3 February 2018

Currently, this is a draft. Sven Meier has retired from the jOrgan developer team in 2016. The latest jOrgan release version is version 3.20.

Common

Introduction

jOrgan is a Java-based MIDI-Processor, in other terms a Java MIDI-IDE. It's open architecture allows for complex transmitting and dynamical modifying of MIDI-Messages on their way between MIDI-Encoders and MIDI-Decoders, through an own MIDI Programming Language MPL.

The jOrgan core...

The jOrgan Extensions allow to...

This program is wikipedia:free software - if you have any problems or questions please feel free to join our discussion. You could also contribute to documentation by adding/modifying this wiki.

How can I use jOrgan?

jOrgan lets you use your computer as, e. g., a full featured virtual organ. Here's a simple chart that illustrates where jOrgan fits into the overall "organ" scheme. It recognizes that jOrgan and any associated sound rendering aspect are two separate components.

Where jorgan is situated.png


Many jOrgan users have created their own custom dispositions to meet their personal needs. Links to their shared work can be found under "Shared Dispositions".

(this is a variety only. Click to enlarge.)

Screenshot neu.png Stiehr-Mockers.png JB3.png
Hbo 20 console 1.jpg English Cathedral.png Christie sm.PNG
Balzan VPO 01.jpg

Todo

Download

Note that you have to open the latest folder on the download page, for the latest version.

Latest installer for Windows
Latest package for Linux
Latest bundle for MAC

Resources And Research

may contain both internal and external links

jOrgan mailing lists archive at Nabble (forum-like appearance)
perform an advanced Nabble archive research
jorgan-user mailing list archive at Gmane


Experts

Source code

jOrgan project at Sourceforge

Todo

Contribute To jOrgan

From the very beginning, jOrgan is team work. There are several tasks which need maintenance.

This is a Wiki administered by real persons. If you wish to contribute something to jOrgan, you'll need an account with 'edit' privileges. Use the 'request account' link on top-right of this page, please, and wait patiently for replies, from our administrators.

Current Contribution Tasks

  • maintain the jOrgan language files (currently: English, Czech, German, Italian, Norwegian, Russian)
  • add languages
  • pending feature requests

Todo

Shortcuts For Contributors

Current contributors list
Request an account
Formatting Text by using the MediaWiki Markup Language