Files with midi extension can be generally found as audio files in MIDI format.

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MIDI file extension - MIDI-sequention sound

What is midi file? How to open midi files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

Mobile ringtone file type icon Mobile ringtone file type

midi file icon: midi filetype icon

The midi file extension is commonly used for MIDI music 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.

MIDI is a system containing music related commands for a synthesizer or other MIDI-compliant device. A MIDI file thus does not contain any music, but instructions about music events and objects. The device interprets the commands in the MIDI file and reproduces the music-related events. A MIDI file can only be rendered as playable sound on a PC if there is an onboard synthesizer -- or at least a MIDI connected synthesizer to the PC. MIDI files can be embedded in HTML files. MIDI files take the extension *.MID or *.MIDI.

MIDI MIME types:
audio/mid
audio/midi
audio/x-mid
audio/x-midi
music/crescendo
x-music/x-midi

The default software associated to midi file type:

Awave Studio icon

FMJ-Software logo Awave Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  FMJ-Software

Awave Studio is universal audio tool that supports editing and converting of many audio file formats from different platforms. In the latest versions of Awave Studio developers announced about 260 audio formats can be read in it. Awave Studio is available for Microsoft Windows.

Audacity icon

Audacity logo Audacity  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Audacity

Audacity is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

Audacity is able to:

  • Record live audio.
  • Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
  • AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.
  • Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
  • Numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.

Help how to open MIDI files:

You can playback MIDI files in almost any media player.

How to convert file with extension MIDI:

Much like any other audio format, MIDI can also be converted to other audio format.

Find conversions from midi file:

midi to csv

midi to gp5

midi to gpx

midi to mid

midi to mp3

midi to nbs

midi to pdf

Find converter to midi file type:

gp3 to midi

gp5 to midi

gpx to midi

mp3 to midi

nwc to midi

pdf to midi

sib to midi

List of software applications associated to the .midi 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 midi file, edit midi file, convert midi file, view midi file, play midi 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 midi files.

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

Software that open midi file - MIDI-sequention sound

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open midi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with midi file by default:
Awave Studio small icon Awave Studio
Audacity small icon Audacity

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Linux/Unix:

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