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Details of extension .mid

1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .mid file?
  • Which program can create the .mid file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .mid format?
  • What can convert .mid files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mid extension?
MIDI Music .mid file icon

MIDI Music

MIDI files contain one or more MIDI streams, with time information for each event. Song, sequence, and track structures, tempo and time signature information, are all supported.
Category: Audio files
Application: Windows Media Player
Program name: mplayer.exe
Mime-type: audio/midi
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
mdi, midi, rmi
Related extensions:
Audio Interchange File
Velvet Studio Music Module
X-Tracker Music Module
Encore Notation Data
Farandole Composer Music Module
Impulse Tracker Music Module
Lyrics Data
OctaMED Music Module
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
MapInfo Interchange Format Data .mif file icon

MapInfo Interchange Format Data

MIF file is a MapInfo Interchange Format Data. MapInfo is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software. MapInfo Interchange Format is a map and database exporting file format of MapInfo software product.
Category: GIS files
Application: MapInfo
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Sequential Image
ArcInfo ASCII Export
Geography Markup Language Document
MapInfo Table Document
Panorama GIS Storage and eXchange Format Data
FME Feature Store

Other types of files may also use the .mid file extension. If you have helpful information about .mid extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Sony Ericsson Bluetooth HID Configuration
Lotus Notes User ID File
Integration Manager Database
Kidspiration Document
Kodak EasyShare Album Information
Mayura Draw Document
Microsoft Document Imaging File
CoCreate Document
Atari 8-bit Micro Illustrator Image

The .mid filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

mix (1), mis (1), mif (1), mic (1), mdi (1), lid (1), mud (1), imd (1), mld (1), hid (1), mjd (1), miv (1), mir (1), mie (1), mi (1)

Can't open a .mid file?

If you want to open a .mid file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .mid association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mid

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android