File Extension Library

.SYX File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .SYX file?

.SYX file extension has been classified as Audio Files.

.SYX is MIDI System Exclusive Message

Contains raw MIDI System Exclusive (SysEx) messages; allows a computer to communicate with external MIDI-compatible devices, such as backing up patch data from a synthesizer to a computer's hard drive.

List of all softwares that can open the MIDI System Exclusive Message
Cakewalk SONAR X3

How to Open .SYX file on different platforms

Open .SYX File on Windows

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

Open .SYX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SYX 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 .SYX File on Linux

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

Open .SYX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SYX 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 .SYX 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 .SYX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SYX files

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