Msg#: 3626 posted 11:46 am on Nov 10, 2002 (gmt 0)
I am looking to convert some of the music on my laptop into ringtones. I have software that can convert *.mid into a ringtone, however, all my music is in either .wav or .mp3. I can switch between them but I can't convert to .mid.
Is there any software (either free or free trial) that is easy to use and converts .wav or .mp3 to .mid?
Msg#: 3626 posted 12:03 pm on Nov 10, 2002 (gmt 0)
I remember something about maybe 6 years ago (or longer) that "attempted" to do something like this, though it never really worked. There probably IS something out there, but I'd imagine that it's fairly expensive due to the fact that midi is, well, midi and MP3's and WAV's are "recordings". A program able to do such a conversion would be along the lines of "Voice Recognition Software" which is still something that has a long way to go in development.
True, VRS works okay now if you "seed" it with your own tones and inflections, but each user needs to supply their own "seed" to make it work for them. I'd suspect the same would be true for each song you tried to convert.
In the end, it'd likely be easier to learn to play the keyboard and make your own midi files from the sheet music.