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Old July 8th, 2009 (3:51 AM).
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    It's because a MIDI file stores notes played by instruments, while a MP3 file stores the actual sound wave. If you know how an instrument sounds, it's easy to convert the notes into a sound wave. However, good luck figuring out which notes are played on which instruments from a sound wave...