Files with mid extension can be found as common MIDI files. Also uses MIDI extension. It is one of the most basic sound files, used a lot in the past.

There is one other file type using
the MID file extension!

empty icon.mid - MapInfo interchange format file

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Software that open mid file

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MID file extension - MIDI audio

What is mid file? How to open mid files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

Mobile ringtone file type icon Mobile ringtone file type

mid file icon: mid filetype icon

File extension mid is commonly used for MIDI audio filesMusical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) is a standard protocol for the interchange of musical information between musical instruments, synthesizers, and computers.

This standard defines the codes for a musical event that include the start of a note, its pitch, length, volume, and musical attributes, such as vibrato. It also defines codes for various button, dial, and pedal adjustments that are used on synthesizers.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open mid file:

Microsoft Windows Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Media Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Media Player is default multimedia player installed in Microsoft Windows. WMP can manage music, videos and pictures in computer, play or view them, sync them with portable devices, or burn them on CD/DVD media. It also supports home media sharing with other computers.

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open:

MIDI formats are well supported, plenty of audio editors, players and other software supports it.

How to convert:

MIDI files can be processed by musical software and an audio file can be generated from them. They may also be turned into music sheets and tablatures.

Find conversions from mid file:

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List of software applications associated to the .mid file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mid file, edit mid file, convert mid file, view mid file, play mid file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mid files.

Software that open mid file - MIDI audio

Programs supporting the exension mid on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mid file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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