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Name MIDI Audio
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  audio/midi
PUID:  x-fmt/230
Classification Audio
Description A format that utilizes the cxcal Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) protocol to record, store, and read sound event instructions such as pitch, tempo, velocity, and sustain. As the file does not contain actual recorded audio, the file size is greatly reduced.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description 04/2024 (v.117): Description and links added as part of PRONOM Research Week 2023. Submitted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Last updated 22 Apr 2024
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