.midi

File Type MIDI File IconMIDI File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Standard MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) file; contains music data such as what notes are played, when they are played, how long each note is held, and the loudness (velocity) of each note.

Can be played back using software instruments, but does not contain actual audio data; MIDI files commonly use the .MID file extension as well.

Open With
Windows

IconApple QuickTime Player

IconMicrosoft Windows Media Player

IconNullsoft Winamp

macOS

IconApple QuickTime Player

IconApple Logic Pro

IconSynthesia

Unix

IconTiMidity++

IconWildMidi

IconAmarok

Updated 2007
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