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The 16 Best Websites to Download MIDI Files for Free

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Midi files are a computerized score of song. It’s this technology that La Touche Musicale app uses to turn the file into a piano tutorial.

In fact, on La Touche Musicale, you not only have access to more than 1000 songs on the platform to learn on piano, you can also upload all the ones you like in midi format into your account from your computer. The app will then instantly transform them into a tutorial to learn them easily on piano.

In this post, we unveil the 16 best websites and midi libraries that our team has selected to download free midi files so that you can upload them into your La Touche Musicale account and learn them on piano.

Tip: if you can’t find your song, you can type its title followed by “midi” on Google and download it in midi format to learn it on your account.


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1 - Piano Convert

Genres: automatic transcription of Youtube videos and audio files into MIDI files

Developed by French people, Piano Convert is a tool for automatic transcription of YouTube videos and audio files (MP3, WAV, …) into MIDI files.

Thanks to this technology, you can transcribe any piano song into an annotated score optimized for the piano. Once the transcription is done, you can download the file of your song in MIDI, PDF or XML formats.

The technology is still under development but it already promises great things for the future of the music industry. Indeed, it is based on artificial intelligence, which allows it to transcribe the MIDI files of your favorite songs with great accuracy.

You can already pre-register on the site to be notified in advance when this technology is released and benefit from exclusive discounts on your first transcriptions of MIDI files.

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Piano Convert: download MIDI piano files from YouTube videos or audio files.
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2 – Musescore (very limited free version)

Genres: generalist

This is by far the best website for MIDI files. Musescore has more than a million pieces of songs of all genres and for all skill levels on piano. By paying about 4 dollars per month, you can download an unlimited number of piano sheet music and MIDI files and learn them on piano on La Touche Musicale.

Musescore has a “Public Domain” section composed of about 2000 free midi files that are downloadable (after sign up for free). This is a bank of free midi songs that will allow you to already have a nice file base.

Simply click on midi Download, then on midi music to download it for free.

With Musescore, you can download a lot of professional midi files for free! Take the opportunity to download easy piano songs and play them.

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Download best free midi files for free on Musescore.
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3 – Mutopia (free)

Genres : classic, jazz, romantic, popular

Mutopia offers a rather rich library of songs of various genres (classical, jazz, romantic, popular…). As for Bit Midi (which you’ll find later in this list), Mutopia has a large directory of free piano midi files. Indeed, all the songs offered are completely free to download. So you can download your classical midi files for free and put them into piano learning apps such as Synthesia or La Touche Musicale to play them!

To do so, go to the instruments then piano category of the site, and then browse through the different titles offered. Once a song interests you, click on midi files to download it for free.

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Download piano midi files for free on Mutopia.
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4 – Bit Midi (free)

Genres : generalist

Bit Midi has a very large library of MIDI scores, of very different styles. The advantage of this website is that it’s also full of free midi files. Fans of retro music, go for it!

Moreover, all the piano midi files offered by Bit Midi are free downloads, that is to say that they can all be downloaded completely free of charge. The catchphrase of the site is clear on this subject: “Listen and download free midi songs”.

However, midi musics are often not well processed: sometimes the left and right hand are not always differentiated, sometimes the file does not have a piano track (in this case, La Touche Musicale will not be able to convert it efficiently into a tutorial). Typing “piano” after your search will increase your chances of finding compatible songs.

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Download free midi songs on Bit Midi.
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5 – VG Music (free)

Genres: video game soundtracks

Website specializing in video game soundtracks, VG Music offers a library of over 700 midi musics of diverse and varied quality.

VG Music is also a website offering free midi files to download. Simply click on the title of a song to download the midi file for free and import it on piano software such as La Touche Musicale.

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Download midi piano for free on VG Music.
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6 – Pandatooth (free)

Genres : Video games, movies and TV

On Pandatooth, you can freely download midi scores of soundtracks from movies, TV series and famous video games. Midi files 2019 or 2020, you will find the latest hits of the moment!

The site is well designed and very easy to use. Once arrived on the page of a music, you just have to click on the “MIDI” tab located on the right side of the page and download the midi score for free!

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Download for free a midi music on Pandatooth.
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7 – Hamienet (free)

Genres : Anime, video games, Hip Hop, Jazz, RnB

Anime, video games, Hip-Hop, RnB, this site offers a lot of contemporary songs that you can download in midi piano format.

You just have to filter your searches according to the different categories of musical genres located on the left side of the page to find what you are looking for. Then click on the title of a midi song to download the file.

You are particularly looking for OST and anime songs in midi format but lack of inspiration ? Check out our article presenting the top 10 anime piano songs to help you make your choice.

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Download a midi file for free on Hamienet.
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8 – Midi World (free)

Genres : generalist

On Midi World, you can find a lot of songs of various genres (classical, pop, rap, …). Like almost all the sites of this classification, Midi World also proposes professional midi files in free download. Be careful however with the quality of the midi songs: they are not all well treated.

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Free midi files to download on Midi World.
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9 – Non Stop 2K (free)

Genres : generalist, electronic, movies, video games

Non Stop 2K also offers a wide variety of piano midi files from different musical styles. Search for “piano version” to have more chances to find your midi scores adapted for piano learning on La Touche Musicale.

All the songs provided by Non Stop 2K are free midi files. You can download it for free without sign up!

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Download piano midi files on Non Stop 2K.
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10 – Midi Collection (free)

Genres : generalist

Midi Collection proposes only few free midi songs (about twenty) but they are very current and usually sought after by beginner pianists (Ludovico Einaudi, Yiruma, Pirates of the Caribbean, …). All in all, you will find magnificent soundtracks from your favorite movies, video games, …

Moreover, the files are of good quality: the hands are well dissociated, which simplifies considerably their learning on La Touche Musicale.

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Download of a free midi file on Midi collection.
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11 – Ichigo (free)

Genres : anime & manga

Ichigo is a website offering scores in PDF as well as anime songs in midi format. The site is quite well built and you can sort the songs and OST by musical instrument (piano, violin, flute, …). The songs and soundtracks are categorized by manga titles: you can therefore download several midi files from a single manga.

Be careful: the midi files are not always good quality. Sometimes the hands are not dissociated on piano, sometimes the notes overlap each other. To make sure of their quality, you can download them and upload them on your La Touche Musicale account.

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Free midi files to download on Ichigo.
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12 – 8 Notes (free)

Genres : royalty free songs, classical music, weddings, christmas, traditional, birthday, exercises, …

8 Notes is a site offering several hundred midi files that you can freely download.

When you arrive on 8 Notes, you can choose the instrument you want (flute, guitar, violin, piano, trumpet, clarinet, …). Once you have chosen the musical instrument, you have access to all the musical categories proposed: classical, pop, rock, jazz, birthday, wedding, christian, …

All you have to do is make your choice and download the midi files you want!

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Download a midi file for free on 8 Notes.
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13 – Flat (free)

Genres : generalist, pop, rock, hits, electronic, romantic, …

Flat is a website of French origin and a mobile application that allows you to browse a very large library of songs. Once on the song, you can download the score in pdf format but also in midi format, for free. The site looks a bit like Musescore, except that it’s free for most downloads!

The midi files proposed on Flat are of good quality but some of them are not dissociated for the piano, which can be annoying when you learn music on La Touche Musicale. So make sure you download the midi and check its quality on your La Touche Musicale account before learning the song on piano.

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Download a midi file for free on Flat.io.
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14 – Ambrose Piano Tabs (free)

Genres : children, classic, dance, movies & TV, jazz, blues, opera, pop, rock, religious, …

Ambrose Piano Tabs is a website that may at first glance seem rather primitive but it does quite the job it is asked to do: choose your songs by categories (dance, classical, movies, children, opera, …), notes (from 1 to 5 stars) or decades (1950, 1980, 1990, …). Enter the criteria you want and then filter the library by clicking on the “Search” button on the right side of the page. A list of songs appears below the search. You just have to click on the “sound” icon located on the left of each song to download the midi file on your computer.

The midi files offered on Ambrose Piano Tabs are quite well processed. You can therefore use them to learn the song proposed on La Touche Musicale.

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Download midi files for free on Ambrose Piano Tabs.
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15 – Sheethost (free)

Genres : generalist, pop, rock, video games, classic, movie, TV, christmas, …

Sheethost is a relatively new website in the landscape of midi downloading on the web. It’s in beta version for the moment. The website is quite well built and its content is relatively rich. You can find more than 1000 songs to download in midi format.

Once you are in front of the different categories or musical genres (christmas, pop, rock, movie, classical, jazz and blues, …), you can select one of them to get a list of songs corresponding to this genre. You just have to click on the title of one of these songs to get to the page presenting it. On the right side of this page is a “Download” section. Click on the midi file to download it.

Note: You must first create an account on Sheethost before you can download the free midi files.

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Download free midi files on Sheethost.
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16 – Herbalcell (free)

Genres : video games

Herbalcell is a very good site of midi files specialized in video games.

The catalog is categorized by games (Zelda, Mario, …) and all the songs of the game are included.

Herbalcell is very well designed, easy to use, and you just have to click on the file icon on the right of the song to download it for free in midi format.

You also have the possibility to pre-listen to each song before downloading it to make sure you like it.

There are two big positive points on this site: the midi files are all very well processed (the notes belonging to each of the piano hands are well differentiated) and the difficulty of each song in the catalog is displayed on the right, through a more or less filled thermometer icon.

If you are a fan of video game soundtracks, we highly recommend this site to learn your favorite piano songs on La Touche Musicale.

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Download free midi files on Sheethost.

Conclusion about The 16 Best Websites to Download MIDI Files for Free

These 16 sites for downloading MIDI files give you an overview of all the possibilities on the internet.

You can download hundreds or even thousands of MIDI files of all musical genres and for all levels.

There are of course many other sites, but these are in any case very good and will allow you to download files of very good quality.

Don’t forget that you can import all the MIDI files you download on our piano learning app to play them easily on this instrument.

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