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How to Turn Audio Files and YouTube Videos into MusicXML

This article will show you, how to convert and turn Audio Files and YouTube videos into MusicXML with the different Klangio Apps.

Step 1: Choose a Klangio Service

Step 2: Upload the Audio File or Paste in a YouTube Link

Drag and drop the audio file into this box to transcribe it.
The drag-and-drop box of the transcription apps.
Melody Scanner: Click on the Green Plus and select “File Upload” or “YouTube to Sheet”

Now follow the transcription process of the app. Simply drag and drop the audio file into the dedicated box or paste in a YouTube link of music.

Step 3: Transcribe the Audio File

The Additional Information window for transcribing music with the Klangio Apps.
The additional information window of Piano2Notes

Simply follow through the dialog windows to transcribe the audio file. You can learn more about the additional settings in this guide.

Step 4: Download the MusicXML File

In the top right corner of the transcription, you have the option to download the transcription in different formats. Choose “Export MusicXML”. If needed, start a full transcription.

Step 5: Open the MusicXML File

In contrast to a Sheet Music PDF, a MusicXML file is editable with composing software like MuseScore, Finale and Sibelius. Check out this guide on how to open MusicXML files with composing software.

Feel free to write questions in the comments about how to turn audio and YouTube into MusicXML files.

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Updated on March 21, 2024