Quickest way to convert drum/Guitar tabs to midi?

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ninja8618
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Quickest way to convert drum/Guitar tabs to midi?

Post by ninja8618 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:55 pm

Also: if the tab is not ascii form -- let's say it's on a pdf file, anyone know any workflow for that?
Thanks.

doghouse
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Re: Quickest way to convert drum/Guitar tabs to midi?

Post by doghouse » Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:14 am

Is this a joke?

Entering the note data manually is your only option with a PDF.

Did you google "tab to midi converter". I just did it 15 seconds ago and got plenty of hits.

ninja8618
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Re: Quickest way to convert drum/Guitar tabs to midi?

Post by ninja8618 » Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:11 am

not a joke, I assure you. It's just that

#From the links Google --> Drumtabs. org --> Songsterr (the first web link that actually has a substantial amount of choices of songs/styles)...

# I couldn't figure out how to copy the notations and paste it on something like tabtomidi.appspot or 8notes ... easily.

# I can think of some workarounds ; i.e just rewriting the whole thing in notepad in my computer, but I guess I was looking for something a bit more streamlined. As you can see, this is already 3 steps. I wanted a site where it can be done in one-two steps, without leaving that website.

as far as the PDF thing, a converter that has rudimentary OCR. I'll update you if I find something.
Thank for your response.

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