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Convert YouTube to MIDI [Steps Included]

What Is MIDI?

MIDI, which stands for Music Instrument Digital Interface, is a music technical standard that connects musical instruments, computers and other audio devices for a communications protocol. The applications of MIDI are sort of rare and they are limited to some certain industries such as musical applications: instrument control, game music, synthesis and sampling, etc., and other non-musical applications. In a word, MIDI is applied to people like music producers, artists, disc jockeys, etc., so we may not come into an MIDI file very often.

MIDI file has file extension of .mid, .midi, and there's no such tool that can convert YouTube to MIDI within one single step, so we have to find some compromised ways to get the task finished: first, convert YouTube video file to audio file, then convert the audio file to an MIDI file. Next, we'll walk you through some feasible ways to convert YouTube to MIDI with easy steps.

Step 1: Convert YouTube Video File into an Audio File | MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG

Firstly, you need to extract the audio file from YouTube video and convert it into widely-used audio formats like MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG, etc.. Here, we recommend you have a go with VideoProc, the most versatile media converter you ever use. Apart from those above-mentioned audio container formats, VideoProc can offer you a wide range of options. The truth is, with over 420 kinds of output media formats flawlessly supported by VideoProc, you can convert any media format to your desired ones with no question.

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Step 2: Convert Your Audio File to MIDI

After you have successfully extract YouTube file to an audio file, namely MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG, etc., you may move to convert processed audio file to MIDI. In the following, we provide you with some best MIDI converters.

#Conversion Tool

Conversion Tool is an online audio to MIDI converter. You can import audio files like MP3, WAV, M4A, OGG, etc. to it then convert these formats to MIDI. You can even start your conversion without logging in. What you need to do is to drop your source file which is supported by Conversion Tool and hit the Start conversion button, then wait for several minutes with patience till your audio has been converted to MIDI successfully.

Conversion Tool supports video imported from many popular platforms, namely, Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Flicker, Myspace, MyVideo and many more, except YouTube.

Conversion Tool

  • Unavailable to batch processing, you can import one audio file at one time
  • Converted MIDI file quality untested
  • YouTube is not supported by its Remote URL

  • #Bear Audio Tool

    In Bear Audio, you can import audio formats like MP3, WAV, OGG, AAC, WMA and convert them to MIDI. It should be highlighted that single file size is limited to 50M, so you should take audio file size into consideration if you are taking this MIDI converter. You can upload the local file by clicking the Select a local file button or you can drag and drop your files in the central blank column. You are allowed to add web files into it by pasting the URL > Add files to input the file. If your video is not supported by its input format or your file exceeds 50M, it will alert you that your file can't be allowed. Then you should make a revision.

    Beat Audio Tool

  • Easy to use and quick to respond
  • Web-based tool, no software installation needed
  • Flexible uploading options

    • Cons
  • Limited upload file size (50M max)
  • Too many ads popping up

  • #Bear File Converter

    Bear File Converter is one online and free MIDI conversion tool which supports input formats including WAV, MP3, OGG, AAC, WMA, and convert them to MIDI. With this easy-to-use tool, all you need to pay is several clicks to finish the MIDI conversion process: add file(s) by dragging and dropping > click Convert button > hit Download All button.

    Bear File Converter

  • Easy to use and quick to respond
  • No account required
  • Batch processing available

    • Cons
  • Upload file size limitation: 50M
  • Security unverified

  • Final Words

    There's no such magic tool available now to convert YouTube to MIDI within one step, the truth is, however, you need to extract audio file from YouTube first then convert the audio file to MIDI. As there are many web based MIDI converters that are handy and free to use, all you need to do is to find a versatitle madia converter that can convert YouTube video into audio formats you desire.

    Disclaimer: We do not advocate downloading or converting authorized or copy-protected media content.


    Nicole Moore

    Nicole Moore is a self-motivated, creative copywriter with four years of marketing and advertising experience, specializing in video, audio, images, advertisements, news digital content etc. With a partiality for travelling and shooting, Nicole also loves video post-production and is keen on sharing her video processing tips and latest masterpieces to social media.

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