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convert .wrk to .mid

Postby rwoolstenhulme » Sat Jan 24, 2009 2:34 pm

i have recently changed from a pc to a mac and from pro audio to pro tools only to discover that i dont have access to a library of my old .wrk files. pro tools wont read pr convert them. i am looking for a way to get these files converted to .mid.

is there a program or a user who would do this for a fee?

thanks

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Postby revnice » Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:43 pm

Rick:

I can't remember all the features of Pro Audio but you should be able to Export both audio and midi - Export is usually found under the File menu.

If Pro Audio will make MIDI groove clips, you can simply drag and drop them into Windows Explorer.

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Convert .wrk to midi

Postby Clearsky54 » Sun May 03, 2009 2:34 am

Hi Guys:

I am in a similar situation. Created files in Cakewalk/Pro Audio 9 using Windows XP. Upgraded to Mac. Exported .wrk files as MID 1. Opened in Logic Express: Only the piano track is playing. I see data for the other files, but nothing else is playing. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? Please help.
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Postby revnice » Sun May 03, 2009 10:41 am

Clearsky:

If you have all the data in the new program and only one track is playing, it sounds like a routing issue.

* Have you set the other tracks to the correct output device? i.e. your rack-mount MIDI sound canvas or MIDI keyboard?

* Check the Channel, Bank and Patch assignments.

* Have you got 'None' selected for the MIDI channel by mistake? 'Omni' or 'All' is safest.

* Sometimes the data is out of range for a particular instrument (wrong octave).

* Have you got the Solo button pressed on the Piano track? That would, in effect, mute all the others.

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Re: convert .wrk to .mid

Postby stickeystix1 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:00 am

I too have this issue, but no way to easily access Sonar Home Studio any longer..I simply have my files saved with the .wrk extensions to a flash drive. Is there a program out there that will convert them to something I can use on my Mac.....? I cannot seem to find an easy solution. If you have an answer, please keep it in layman's terms, as I am not gear-oriented, just a drummer who likes to hit things....Thanks!
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