Wilhite was working at CompuServe in 1987 when he invented the GIF. “I saw the format I wanted in my head and then I started programming,” he told The New York Times in 2013, saying the first image was an airplane and insisting that the file had only one pronunciation – a soft “G,” like Jif peanut butter. Those using the hard “G,” as in “got” or “given,” “are wrong,” he said. “End of story.”
I wrote a small Kurzweil PC4 multi calculator that generates MIDI hex strings for unrealBook. Useful for quickly finding the MIDI strings necessary to change multis.
Thanks to Kurzweil for making such great keyboards and for providing the necessary information: