This conversion seem to be used for conversion of music notations (.abc) to actual MIDI instruments sound (.mid, .midi). Your best option for this is to use some music notation software or editor, for example TablEdit,or some kind of special conversion package like abcMIDI.
Convert Musical notation language file to MIDI-sequention sound.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .abc to .midi file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert abc to midi on Windows
abcMIDI is a package of programs developed by James Allwright for processing ABC music notation files. It consists of several programs: abc2midi, abc2abc, yaps, and midi2abc.
Convert from abc file
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to midi file
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The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned abc to midi. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
TablEdit is a program for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music (standard notation) for guitar and other fretted, stringed instruments, including mandolin and bass.
Multiplatform software - convert abc to midi on any platform
Harmony Assistant is a software for computer-assisted music composition and editing. Harmony Assistant comes with its own embedded software synthesizer (SoftSynth), which provides high quality output on basic sound cards, even without any external MIDI device, and includes hundreds of different instruments.