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  • The Official MIDI Specifications

    The Official MIDI Specifications

Standards that Incorporate MIDI

Standards that Incorporate MIDI Standards  
SDO Specification Name (Function)

Specification Number Form of Reference MMA References
1394TA AM824 Protocol (FireWire "Adaptation Layer"  for MIDI) 1999014 "Normative" RP-27 and Complete MIDI
3GPP/ETSI UMTS Streaming Protocol and Codecs (SP-MIDI, DLS, and XMF content  support for mobile phones) RTS/TSGS-0426234v620 "Constitute Provisions" RP-01, 34, 35, 41, 42 and Complete MIDI
CMIA General Technical Requirement of MIDI Keyboards (China) QB/T 4015-2010 "Normative" Complete MIDI
IEC AM824 Protocol  (FireWire "Adaptation Layer"  for MIDI) 61883.6  *see Note 1 below RP-27 and Complete MIDI
IEC Interface for Loudspeakers  (MIDI over AES3/SPDIF with  MSC-based control protocol) 62537 "Normative" Complete MIDI
IEC Abridged MIDI 1.0 Specification 63035 "Normative" All
IEEE AVB Transport Protocol (Payload Type for MMA Data Formats e.g. MIDI, etc.) 1722 "Normative" MMA Payload Format Specification for AVBTP
IETF RTP Payload Format for MIDI  (MIDI over Ethernet/Internet  using RTP) RFC-6295 "Normative" Complete MIDI
"Informative" SP-MIDI (RP-34 & 35)
ISO/IEC JTC1 VRML 97 Specification (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) 14772-1:1997 "Normative" Complete MIDI
ISO/IEC JTC1 MPEG4 Structured Audio (MIDI and/or DLS  as an MPEG stream) 14496.3 sub part 4 "Normative" DLS1, DLS2 and Complete MIDI
Khronos OpenSL ES Specification 1.1 Application-level Audio API for Embedded and Mobile Multimedia Devices n/a "References" Complete MIDI, RP-25amd1, RP-34, RP-41 & 42, I3DL1 & I3DL2
USB-IF Class Definition for MIDI Devices (MIDI over USB) n/a "Related Documents" General MIDI 1 and Complete MIDI