Tag Archives: Mountain Lion

Enable MIDI playback in Web browsers for Mavericks and Mountain Lion

QuickTimeXIconXMIDI files are similar to digital sheet music, where notes on individual tracks are played with a selected instrument from a central sound library. This allows the relatively small MIDI file of only a few kilobytes to play anything from simple piano music, to full symphonic arrangements.

When Apple introduced QuickTime X in Mountain Lion, it unfortunately removed support for MIDI file playback. Continue reading

Apple releases security updates for OS X

SoftwareUpdateIconXApple has released security updates for all versions of OS X that it currently supports, which are OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion, along with the server variants of these releases.

The update, which is the second released this year, is titled “2014-002” and simply states that it “improves the security of OS X,” and the contents of the installation packages show Continue reading