.SYX File Extension

System Exclusive Message

General Information

Title SYX File Extension
Extension .syx
Full Form System Exclusive Message
File Type MIDI System Exclusive Message
Developer MIDI Manufacturers Association
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Transfer MIDI data
Additional Functions Firmware updates, Sound patches
Features MIDI protocol, Binary format

File Characteristics

Quality Binary data
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable With software

Use Cases

Music Production Yes
Live Performances Yes
Instrument Configuration Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low risk
Best Practices Validate source, Backup data

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1983
Latest Version Depends on device

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .mid, .midi, .fseq

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
MIDI-OX Free Windows
SysEx Librarian Free Mac
SendSX Free, Paid version Windows