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!

mid file icon.mid - MapInfo interchange format 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

The mid file extension is commonly used for MIDI audio files. Musical 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:
audio/mid
audio/midi
audio/x-mid
audio/x-midi
music/crescendo
x-music/x-midi

The default software associated to mid file type:

Microsoft Windows Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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 logo VLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other 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 MID files:

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

How to convert file with extension MID:

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:

mid to gp5

mid to gpx

mid to midi

mid to mp3

mid to mp4

mid to nbs

mid to pdf

Find converter to mid file type:

gp3 to mid

gp5 to mid

midi to mid

mp3 to mid

ov2 to mid

pdf to mid

sib to mid

List of software applications associated to the .mid file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the mid files.

  • Open mid file
  • Save mid file
  • Edit mid file
  • Play mid file
  • Convert mid file
  • Create mid file
  • Record mid file
  • Import mid file
  • Export mid file

Software that open mid file - MIDI audio

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