Transcribing music from from WAVE file (.wav, .wave) to a MIDI (.mid, .midi) file is very possible and actually frequently make audio conversion. What this conversion does is to convert the audio data and creates a file with musical instrumental data that can be replayed with any MIDI player.
Convert WAVe PCM Sound, standard Windows sound format to MIDI-sequention sound.
We have found 5 software records in our database eligible for .wav to .midi file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert wav to midi on Windows
IntelliScore is a multi-instrument, multi-drum WAVE to MIDI converter with notation and transcription capabilities.
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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 wav 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.
A popular audio editing software, WavePad is a full-featured professional audio and music editor for Windows and Mac. It lets you record and edit music, voice and other audio recordings.
Linux/Unix software - convert wav to midi on Linux
Hydrogen is a software synthesizer which can be used alone, emulating a drum machine based on patterns, or via an external MIDI keyboard/sequencer software.
Multiplatform software - convert wav 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.
Nord Sample Editor allows users to load their own WAV files into your Nord keyboards. Adjustments, loop points, pitch and level are all done within an easy to use application, and will get your started in no time.