MethodRed MIDIPlayer X v2.1 Now Available

Fast, Easy Way to Play MIDI Files on your Mac
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MethodRed has updated MIDIPlayer X, their popular MIDI file player for the Mac, to v2.1.

MIDIPlayer X is a fast, easy way to play MIDI files on your Mac. It works with virtually all commercial MIDI hardware and software, and 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.

“MIDIPlayer X plays MIDI files without the need to open a large, complicated DAW”, says MethodRed founder Doug Hanson. “Its a simple, yet powerful, app that thousands of musicians choose for their MIDI needs”.

What’s New in Version 2.1

  • New counter mode for minutes : seconds, in addition to the standard bars : beats.
  • New shortcut for convenient access to Audio MIDI Setup utility.
  • Fixed a bug that caused muted tracks to not show as muted when reloaded.
  • Updated key commands.

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

Key Controls

  • Rewind, fast forward, and jump to any timeline location
  • Mute and Solo channels
  • Tempo control
  • Counter format
  • Load multiple files and folders via drag and drop
  • Save customized MIDI files
  • Audio MIDI Setup shortcut

System Requirements

MIDIPlayer X requires Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later.

Pricing & Availability
MIDIPlayer X v2.1 is a free upgrade for current owners.

MIDIPlayer X is now available in the Mac App Store for $1.99.

About MethodRed
MethodRed makes software for musicians, audio and MIDI tools to help them explore creativity and find inspiration. For further information please visit