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[Solved] Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« on: 02 Jul 2017, 08:30 »
Does anyone have experience converting MIDI to MP3 or OGG format? As far as I know, MIDI is essentially note script and converting it requires finding the proper instruments, and instruments may depend on the playback device or settings or whatnot. So basically I'm looking for a kind of "default" set of instruments since we don't exactly know which they are otherwise... can someone advise me please?
« Last Edit: 04 Sep 2017, 05:40 by Radiant »

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Re: Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« Reply #1 on: 02 Jul 2017, 08:36 »
You could play the MIDI and record it to mp3. Not elegant but works.

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Re: Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« Reply #2 on: 02 Jul 2017, 09:21 »
There are Soundfont, which are instruments samples banks, that allow you to playback your MIDI files in various software, without having a high-end MIDI sound card. Many of these sound fonts are free.

I personally use Foobar2000, that can play MIDI files with these sound fonts and then convert them to OGG.
You just have to set up Foobar MIDI plugin to use a particular SoundFont for MIDI playback (I recommend WeedsGM3, which is free and has good quality ; I think FluidSynth is free and good too). By playing the MIDI file, you can check if the intruments quality suits you.
Then, you use the Foobar internal convert to create your OGG file.

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Re: Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« Reply #3 on: 02 Jul 2017, 13:44 »
You can do this online if u don't feel like downloading anything. www.zamzar.com/convert/midi-to-mp3
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Re: Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« Reply #4 on: 04 Jul 2017, 17:37 »
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Re: Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« Reply #5 on: 05 Jul 2017, 17:38 »
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Re: [Solved] Convert MIDI to MP3/OGG
« Reply #6 on: 15 Apr 2018, 16:34 »
Does anyone have experience converting MIDI to MP3 or OGG format? As far as I know, MIDI is essentially note script and converting it requires finding the proper instruments, and instruments may depend on the playback device or settings or whatnot. So basically I'm looking for a kind of "default" set of instruments since we don't exactly know which they are otherwise... can someone advise me please?
There are several converters which you can use to convert mp3 to midi, most of them are online and some of them are offline as well, you can check this article https://youprogrammer.com/mp3-to-midi-online/ as well to check the process of conversion.