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How to Turn Audio Files and YouTube Videos into Sheet Music (PDF)

This article will show you, how to convert and turn Audio Files and YouTube videos into a PDF of Sheet Music 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 Sheet Music PDF File

Downloading the Sheet Music PDF format from a Klangio transcription

In the top right corner of the transcription, you have the option to download the transcription in different formats. Choose “Export PDF”. You can download the Sheet for the demo transcription for free, or upgrade to a full transcription to download the whole score.

Step 5: Open the PDF File

Most internet browsers are able to read PDF files nowadays. If you still can’t open it, you can download and use the free Adobe Reader. Note that a PDF file is a non-editable format. If you’re looking for a sheet music that you can edit afterward, check out our MusicXML guide.

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

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Updated on March 21, 2024