How to Convert Guitar Tabs to MIDI

You can easily convert guitar tabs to MIDI by using open source software TuxGuitar. It can open Guitar Pro, PowerTab and TablEdit files.

So, the first step is to download TuxGuitar and install it on your computer. After that, you can start with converting procedure.

Converting Guitar Tabs to MIDI

  1. Open guitar tab file in TuxGuitar.
  2. Edit guitar tab if you want (not necessary)
  3. From the “File” menu, select “Export” and then “Export MIDI”:Export MIDI to TuxGuitar
  4. Don’t transpose notes if you don’t want to change the pitch, just click the “OK” button:Click the OK button
  5. Click the “Save” button to save new MIDI file.
Tip: You can use the similar procedure to convert guitar tab to PDF, Lilypond or MusicXML file by selecting appropriate exporting tool in the third step.

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