[TUTORIAL]Get MIDI files from GB/GBC/GBS

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  1. saburou
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    saburou GBAtemp Regular

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    I couldn't find a tutorial of the way to get midi files from GB/GBS.
    So, I write tutorial about the way what I found.

    First, download GBfan Plus and GBS2GB.
    We use GBfan Plus to record game music as midi.

    Follow pictures and discriptions.

    :mellow:GBfanPlus is not supported GBC rom. So you have to download GBS of GBC game and convert GBS to GB.

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    1 Run GBfan Plus.
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    3 Type this in text box: DaMnSHJ89uVA
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    4 Click "OK"


    5 Open your rom


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    9 Click "PLAY"


    10 Start the game, then pause it when it reaches the point that you want to start MIDI recording.
    GBS Player can replay music by inputting START.


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    12 satisfied?
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    13 Choose location where you want to save. If you cancel, GBfan keeps recording midi.
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    14 Done! Check it out ! Enjoy !
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    Thank you.
    (Sorry my bad English.)
     
    Last edited by saburou, Mar 27, 2016
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  2. GrimmTeather

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    Thanks so much for this. I've been looking for a guide like this for years! :D you've made me pretty happy!
     
  3. xdarkmario

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    a odd way but efficient i can clean it up with a external midi editor next!
     
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  4. Toltec80

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    Good tutorial! Unfortunately my downloaded GBfan is not working like described above. And I am not in the slightest way familiar to japanese language so I could help myself :-) Could you cantact me and help me with the prog, please?
     
  5. javiMaD

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    The download links are broken, could you reupload the files? Thanks :)
     
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  7. saburou
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    saburou GBAtemp Regular

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    Google "ggboy." I've not tried it yet but it can record midi, and perhaps it is English softeare!
     
  8. Toltec80

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    Unfortunatelly I can't find the ggboy ... I only get "visual boy advance" ...

    I would mainly like to convert 1 gbs file to midi, as I would like to do a transcription of a GB soundtrack for Classical Guitar Quintett. Could I maybe send you the file and ask you kindly if you could convert it for me and send me back as midi file? ;-)
     
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  10. Toltec80

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    Cool, thanks. I managed to open the gb file in GGBoy, but I do not understand how I can record the songs to midi. This option is disabled so far ... and it says below 001 of 049 (I guess these are the track numbers). Can I skip them somehow? Track 1 is playing in loop over and over again... ;-)
     

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  11. Toltec80

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    Hi saburou. Did you test the ggboy and find anything out how it works?
     
  12. Ljink

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    I know this might be stupid, but I had to make an account just to thank the OP. This really helped me get some midi files for my fangame, Dragon Quest +

    https://rpgmaker.net/games/4058/

    I've been applying sound samples from the Dragon Quest DS games to the midis and they sound great. Thanks a lot!