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NoteBlockAPI - play .nbs files as noteblock sounds

Play your favorite songs ingame!


  • play .nbs files ingame as noteblock sounds
  • easy to use
  • uses multi threading

Plugins that use NoteBlockAPI

NoteBlockPlayer: play for certain or all players .nbs files
Pl3xPager: get your attention by playing .nbs files
McMusic: play .nbs files
Bamradio: play .nbs files
ServerMusic: play .nbs files with signs
icJukeBox: song selector with a fancy chest-gui
Dubstep Gun: use the power of Dupstep
JoinMusik: play a .nbs file for players that join your server

How to get .nbs

Download .nbs files

You can simply download a few songs here:
.nbs list or scroll down for another list

Convert .midi to .nbs

use Minecraft Note Block Studio:
1. import your .midi file to Note Block Studio;
2. save the file as .nbs file in your plugin folder

How to use (since version 1.1.0)

Step 1/2:
add this line to your plugin.yml:

depend: [NoteBlockAPI]

Step 1:
Parse a .nbs file

Song s = NBSDecoder.parse(new File(getDataFolder(), "Song.nbs"));
Song s = NBSDecoder.parse(new File("/plugins/myplugin/Song.nbs"));

Step 2:
Create a player for the song

SongPlayer sp = new RadioSongPlayer(s);

Step 3:
define if the song should end when no one listens to it


Step 4:
Add players to Song


Step 5:
Play song



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