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Awhile ago, I used a demo of Acid Pro 4.0 or something, and I was able to convert the many MIDI files I have (from RM2K and RM2K3) to MP3. Sadly, it only allows you to convert so many. The Acid software I saw costed $300+. Is there any other way to convert MIDIs to MP3s?

Another thing I've wanted to ask was in regards to music mixing or creating software. I had tried FruityLoops some time ago, and remember having some sample sets to create techno music with. I'm a fan of techno and gaming soundtracks. What programs would/should I use to create my own techno-esque music? I figure FruityLoops & Acid would go well together, but I'm a newbie with this stuff, so if anyone could guide me, that'd be great.
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No one knows how?
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someone else just posted a thread regarding making your own software based music... my recommendations are the same, Reason, Fruityloops and Acid Pro

as for converting, have you taken a look around http://www.mp3towav.org/midi-to-mp3.asp ?
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Yes, I've seen all of those before. I was actually hoping for some sort've freeware version, but there doesn't seem to be one. I guess I'll have to buy a program to convert my MIDIs, then.

Reason? Never heard of it. Is there a reason for all three?
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I believe most, if not all, of those can be downloaded and tried freely... otherwise, I suggest looking for free plugins for programs that you already have... I was thinking dbpoweramp would have a midi converter because its one of the best free converting/ ripping programs, but I cant see a midi codec on the site... if you want, check out www.dbpoweramp.com and google for additional codecs

Reason is one of the best audio programs around, period... but if youre new to production, it may be difficult, tho its worth it in the long run... but the difficulty level is why I suggest Fruityloops and Acid as well
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