File Extension Library

.MIDI File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MIDI file?

.MIDI file extension has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .MIDI file is Binary

.MIDI is MIDI File

Standard MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) file used by MIDI hardware devices as well as music authoring and playback programs; contains music data, such as what notes are played, when they are played, how long each note is held, and the velocity of each note.

MIDI files are used for interoperability between different types of software programs and hardware devices. They also may include controller data for a device. For example, a MIDI file can be used to switch instruments on a MIDI program or device.

MIDI files can be played back using software instruments, but they do not contain actual audio data.

MIDI files also use the .MID file extension.

List of all softwares that can open the MIDI File
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Nullsoft Winamp
NoteWorthy Composer
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple Logic Pro X
File Viewer for Android

How to Open .MIDI file on different platforms

Open .MIDI File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MIDI
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MIDI file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MIDI files" Press "Ok"

Open .MIDI File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MIDI file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MIDI File on Linux

Right click on the .MIDI file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MIDI File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MIDI file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MIDI File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MIDI files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MIDI files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MIDI files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MIDI file format
  2. You need to check the .MIDI file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)