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A Free and Simple Way to Convert YouTube to MIDI

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Updated on Jan 30, 2024

Usually, you only need to make use of a YouTube video converter to convert YouTube videos to any video/audio files you like, but which is not the case for the conversion of YouTube to MIDI. Is there any good YouTube to MIDI converter and how to carry out the conversion? This article will share with you a good method. First, free download this YouTube video converter:

Part 1. What is a MIDI File?

Standard MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a protocol that provides a way to make communications among different electronic instruments, digital musical machine and other hardware. A MIDI file features a small size and contains no actual audio signal. Actually, it is only information that controls which and when notes are played, functioning as a virtual music score. The information can be rendered by MIDI instruments to generate different sounds for playback. Meanwhile, one can also edit and modify notes, duration of the file, and other parameters to create music production freely.

Also Read: Top MIDI Players | Convert MIDI to WAV | Convert MIDI to MP3 | Play MIDI on VLC | Convert MP3 to MIDI

Part 2. How to Convert YouTube to MIDI Correctly?

You may be attracted by a YouTube guitar video or piano video and want to save it as a MIDI file for the purpose of striking your music project. Then, a good YouTube to MIDI converter must be the first thing coming into your mind. However, there is no actually working YouTube MIDI converter on the market enabling you to accomplish the conversion at one go. The most practicable method currently, is to convert YouTube videos to MP3 or other common audio formats firstly and convert the audio files to MIDI using a MIDI converter. The following parts will walk you through the whole process by using two totally free, easy & reliable tools.

Please note that it’s not legal to download any copyrighted content for commercial purposes. Before you download content online, you’d better check out whether the sources are copyrighted.

Part 3. Extract Audio from a YouTube Video with Free HD Video Converter Factory Pro

WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is a simple and high efficient YouTube video converter. You can use it to extract audio from YouTube and save the files as MP3, WAV, FLAC and more for further YouTube MIDI conversion. This tool is lightweight and easy to install. After a quick installation, it will help you download videos from sites using URL and convert the downloads to any common digital formats you like. Meanwhile, it includes other optional tools, such as audio cutter, merger, MP3 volume increaser, etc. Get WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory for extracting YouTube audio now.

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How to Extract Audio from YouTube with Free HD Video Converter Factory

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Before start, please free downloadfree download and install the software on your PC.

Step 1. Open the Video Downloader  

Open WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory, head to the "Downloader" section and click “+ New Download”.

Step 2. Copy and paste the YouTube URL

Copy the web address of the YouTube video and paste into the blank box,

Step 3. Analyze the URL

Click on “Analyze” for scraping the video content from the URL. Soon a list of download options will be displayed. Hit "OK". You're able to add multiple downloads in this way.

Step 4. Download the YouTube Video

Click on “Download All” to add the video into the workspace.

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Step 5. Chose MP3 as the Output Format

When it finishes downloading, go back to the main interface, select "Converter". Then, click on "Add Files" and import the downloaded files, hit the output format icon on the right side of the main screen, go to “Audio” and choose MP3.

Step 6. Start the Conversion

Hit “Run” at the lower right corner. You will get a notification of the completion of the conversion.

Part 4. Convert the Audio to MIDI with Online MP3 to MIDI Converter

Now you only need a MIDI file converter to convert the extracted audio file to MIDI. We recommend you use Bear Audio. It is a good website serving a package of tools to edit and convert audio files. One of its well-known tools is the MP3 to MIDI converter that performs pretty stably and fast for a better output result. Here is how to convert the extracted YouTube audio file to MIDI on this site.

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Step 1. Open this page:

Step 2. Scroll down on the MP3 to MIDI page and hit “Select a local file”.

Step 3. Select the converted audio file from your computer and select “Open”.

Step 4. Uploading the file will take a little while. Then you will see a Start Conversion button. Select the button to start the process.

Step 5. Download the MIDI file to your computer.

Tips. The maximum single file size Bear Audio supports is 50MB.  

In Sum

Although there is no direct YouTube to MIDI online or desktop converter, by following the two processes above, you’re still able to easily achieve the conversion. Furthermore, for the better conversion result, we suggest you convert a music video produced by a single instrument, such as piano music.

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