.MIDI File Extension

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

What is a MIDI file?

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

Associated with MIDI hardware devices, the file provides music data, including notes, the timing and length of played notes, and more. The file may be used for storing controller data for a device.

MIDI files, however, do not provide any actual audio data. They can also come with the .MID extension.

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

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Audio Files

How to open MIDI file?

Double click the midi 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 .midi 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 midi 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 midi 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 MIDI 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 midi file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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