Maybe you are so familiar with MP3, but you may know little about MIDI. MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a technical standard that allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another. A single MIDI link can carry up to sixteen channels of information, each of which can be routed to a separate device. MIDI has advantages such as compactness (an entire song only occupies a few kilobytes), easy to modify and manipulate, and a wide choice of electronic instruments and synthesizer or digitally-sampled sounds. Therefore, by converting MP3 to MIDI and storing in your devices, it may save you some system storage.
We will introduce you in the following text top three online MP3 to MIDI converter. An advantage of online converter is convenience. You don't have to download a desktop-based converter and it is handy to use.
Part 1 How to Convert MP3 to MIDI Online
1.Bear File Converter
Bear File Converter is a remarkable online converter. With its user-friendly interface it can save you a lot of time trying to figure out how to use the converter. It supports converting many different audio formats (WMA, MP3, OGG, etc.) to MIDI. Besides, this website is free of charge. However, there are also a few disadvantages you should pay attention to. For example, if you desire to convert to MIDI, this website only supports five formats (WAV, MP3, OGG, AAC, WMA). Moreover, there is limitation for your uploading file. You can only upload file size no larger than 50 megabytes.
You can follow the steps to convert MP3 to MIDI: click "Upload" to select MP3 file → once the file uploaded, you can click "Convert" to start the conversion → after the conversion, download the converted file.
Conversioncat has all advantages you will need: user-friendly interface, easy-to-use feature, wide range of supporting formats, free of charge. However, there are still disadvantages you should know. Likewise, the file you upload should be less than 50 megabytes and you need to provide your email address because the Conversioncan will sent you the converted file via email. You can follow the steps to complete the conversion: Select MP3 file → Select MIDI as output file extension → Input your e-mail address so they can send you the converted file → Click "Convert" to initiate the conversion. After you initiate the conversion, all you have to do is waiting for Conversioncat to send you the MIDI file.
If you want to convert MP3 to MIDI without downloading desktop-based software, the two online converters should be satisfied. But to those who want to download a software so they won't be bothered by the endless advertisements on the websites, here is a remarkable software you should try.
Part 2 Convert MP3 to MIDI with WIDI Recognition System
The WIDI Recognition System Professional software is a paid PC software you can use to convert your MP3 files to MIDI. Download and install the software from here, then launch it. A setup window will pop up. Following steps will lead you to convert MP3 to MIDI successfully.
1. Select the "Transcribe Pre-recorded MP3, Wave or CD" option and Click Next.
2. Navigate to and click the "Browse" button, then choose the mp3 file you'd like to convert > Click Next. The application will try to recognize the MIDI sequence in the mp3.
3. Ignore the prompt to choose a Preset under the "Recognition Preset" section that will appear when recognition is complete > Click Next.
4. The software will run another analysis on the mp3. Click the "Finish" when the conversion is complete. This will launch the main window of the software.
5. Navigate to and click the Save button below the menu bar to save your MIDI file.
As you can see above, free online converters and desktop-based software have their own pros and cons, you can choose to convert MP3 to MIDI using free online converters or desktop-based software in accordance with your requirement.