.MID File Extension

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Having trouble opening .mid extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mid files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mid files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MID file?

Mid file extension has MIDI file type, which is associated with the "audio files" category.

Commonly used by music authoring and mixing tools, the file provides music-related data. This includes played notes, the length for which notes are held, and other information.

The file allows encoding the data into a standard format, which may be used throughout various devices and programs. MID file can be also used for storing controller data for a device. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Audio Files

How to open MID file?

Double click the mid file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mid extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mid extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mid file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MID files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mid file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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