The fastest, easiest way to play MIDI files on your Mac.
MIDIPlayer X will play any MIDI file to your choice of available MIDI outputs, either hardware or software, or to its own built-in GM-compatible virtual synth. Fast and elegantly simple to use via drag and drop – whether you need to check a single .mid file or audition hundreds, there's no faster easier method than MIDIPlayer X.
MIDIPlayer X let’s you rewind and fast forward through your MIDI file. You can step through measure by measure or quickly jump to any location in the file with a simple mouse click. The counter provides a precise reference point, either bar : beat or min : sec, for location within your song.
Flexible AutoPlay modes let you control if a file begins playback immediately when it is selected or waits for you to press play; repeats the selected file continuously; or automatically moves to the next file when the current file ends.
With MIDIPlayer X, you can change the playback tempo, plus mute or solo individuals channels within a MIDI file. After making any changes, you can save a new MIDI file with your edits. The next time you load your new file into MIDIPlayer X, your desired tempo and track mutes will load as you saved them.
Speed and Convenience Features
MIDIPlayer X accepts multiple files and folders via drag and drop, along with intuitive key commands to let you move efficiently through many files. Show in Finder let’s you quickly reference where you loaded any file from.
Key Standard Features
• Plays any Standard MIDI File
• Works with your MIDI hardware and software
• Built-in GM-compatible synth
• Simple drag and drop operation
• Rewind, fast forward, and jump to any timeline location
• Mute and Solo channels
• Tempo control
• Flexible counter for precise time references
• Load multiple files and folders via drag and drop
• Save customized MIDI files
Made for your Mac
MIDIPlayer X works with virtually all commercial MIDI hardware and software. It will auto-locate all available MIDI outputs, both hardware and virtual, so you can select your desired sound source. Easily switch playback between an external keyboard or sound module, or to other software instruments and apps inside your Mac.
MIDIPlayer X includes its own software synth using Apple's CoreAudio technology. So even if you have no other MIDI hardware or software available on your Mac, you’ll always have a 16-part multitimbral, GM-compatible synth available.
Drag and Drop Simplicity
Simpy drag a file, a few files, a folder, or even multiple folders, from the Finder and drop them on to MIDIPlayer X. MIDIPlayer X will remember your last MIDI destination, and can automatically start playback eliminating extra clicks or keystrokes. MIDIPlayer X is especially handy since the Mac no longer plays MIDI files from the Finder.
MIDIPlayer X will display file information, such as title, tempo, time signature, as well as active MIDI channels and System Exclusive data.
Fixes and Improvements
• Patched a crash that could occur when playing files containing SysEx.
• Fixed an issue that could cause the wrong output to be selected on launch.
• Updated minimum requirement to macOS 10.12.
Ratings and Reviews
Very fast support
Had a problem with my reading expertise. I mean, when I see push on a door, I’m supposed to pull, right? However, when I emailed them that my music wouldn’t cycle to the next song, they answered right away (even on New Years Day, I might add) to keep clicking autoplay until it turns blue. They weren’t smart alecks and didn’t tell me to go back and read the instructions, dummy.
For two bucks this is a great program.
It just works
Easy to use and it works great!
Crashes on start
Not usable for me. Crashes on start. OSX High Sierra on 2016 MBP.
Developer Response ,
Sorry to learn of your start up experience with MIDIPlayer X. We’d appreciate if you would please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we may try to troubleshoot this crash - no previous reports of this in the past year of v2.2 on High Sierra. Look forward to hearing from you so we can get you up and running!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.