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midi translating software

by JNeo25 / April 8, 2006 10:58 AM PDT

hi, i am looking for any program that is capable of performing a very specific task. when i open a midi file with the program, i want it to show me which notes are being played, which sounds are being used, etc. are there any programs that can do that?

for example, if i open up a midi file for a piano song, i want it to show me, somehow (through some sort of user interface perhaps), the notes of the song.
so if i put in a midi song that plays mary had a little lamb, i should see
"E - D - C - D - E - E - EEE, ..." etc or something like that :b

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ps
by JNeo25 / April 8, 2006 11:00 AM PDT

i have winxp
..if i had a mac, i'd use garageband, but.. i don't :b

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Here's a couple for you
by maytwins23 / April 8, 2006 11:20 AM PDT

You can use modplug Tracker.
It shows you the notes in a spreadsheet style window. it also will show you which instruments are being used.
I think more of what you are looking for is something that will do tabulature. but if you need any help setting up modplug (http://www.modplug.com) give me a holler at:

Gene
Witch
@
Gmail
dot
com

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Melody and Harmony
by billhayworth / April 9, 2006 12:28 AM PDT

There are a few good programs available. I use Melody Assistant and Harmony Assistant, which are avialable from http://www.myriad-online.com/. I provide a gratuitous copy of their banner page below...

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Melody Assistant is dedicated to music writing, printing and rendering. Small by its price, but large by its capabilities, Melody Assistant will amaze you.

It is both:

A score editor with wide capabilities of notation
A digital synthesizer, providing quality music rendering, even without expensive hardware
A digital sound editor, to insert recorded instruments and digital audio tracks into your work.

A tablature editor, etc.

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Try cakewalk sonar
by Kornilych / October 11, 2006 2:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Melody and Harmony

You can go to cakewalk.com and try their demo version. open any midi file, it has tablature,piano roll and staff view.. really useful...

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