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How to make midis with only 3 tracks?

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I'm new to using midi making programs (FL Studio 12) with a piano keyboard input. I play a simple songs with a melody and baseline but when I import the midi file into 3MLE..... I get 5 tracks.... why is this? Any advice on how to create a midi that can convert into simple 3 tracks to be Mabi friendly would be much appreciated. 

Thank you in advance. 

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depends on the midi your using midis that uses alot of instruments have more tracks. if the midi your using is just one instrument it could have 5 notes playing at once in some parts which will give you 5 tracks. You more or less have to manually edit it to 3 tracks.


taking a guess could be wrong.

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Also a few helpful "note-to-self"s for ya.

-Some midis do have echo effects, which could count as an extra unnecessary track. You could remove the echo parts and it'll be a much more compact midi file to work with.
-As well, tracks that are exactly the same as another could be removed too. You just have to look closely through your list of tracks and if you find any duplicates, simply omit those out of your final product.
-Get rid of tracks that otherwise don't really add much into the song, or mix them in with another track (see below for that). You will have to play the song multiple times and determine your judgement on whether or not the track is worth omitting or not.
-Even after you get rid of those effects, some midis still have like 4-5 tracks left, which means you'll have to learn to add and subtract from here. Search the song file for long pauses in each track, and then fill in the gaps from something from another track that doesn't have a pause at the time. This will help shorten the amount of tracks a midi can have. Mixing and matching helps when trying to make a solo score.
-If you do all of that, and your song is way too long to be considered a Rank 1 solo score, cut it off at the end, and add a fade-out to the end by gradually decreasing the track volume until the end.

Failing all of that, if you've done all of the above, and your song is still above 3 tracks (as in, plays more than 3 notes at a time at once), then your song just isn't meant to be played solo, and you'll have to work it as a jam.

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