User Manual

MIDI Editor

The MIDI editor allows you to create or edit a MIDI event. This lets you specify the type of MIDI event to send or receive, as well as the optional channel, value, and other parameters pertaining to the selected MIDI event type.

OnSong supports a number of types of MIDI events. When you choose the MIDI event type, the MIDI editor will adapter to prompt you for information regarding the event type. Choose from one of the types below to view different version of the editor.


This is a control change (or CC) which is typically sent from a foot pedal, knob, or slider. You can pick a channel and value to send for the control change event.


This is a program change (or PC) event which is used for selecting different sounds or modules on a device. You must pick a channel as well as the program. Optionally you can choose bank select information.


This is used for playing notes on a MIDI instrument. You must pick a channel as well as the note value.


This is used for special types of MIDI events called Non-Registered Parameter Number that are used on some instruments.

Start, Continue and Stop

These are used to control MIDI playback of a track or sequence and do not have any additional properties.

Song Select

This is used for picking a specific song to be queued.


This is used for sending more advanced messages to and from MIDI devices. These are often times manufacturer specific.


This is used for inserting a delay into a list of MIDI events to be sent.


This is used for specifying a MIDI Global which sends a predetermined series of MIDI events that can be managed centrally in one place.

Note: The Test Command button appears in some locations within OnSong. Tap on this to send the command to connected MIDI destinations.

OnSong 2023 — Last Updated on February 21, 2019