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I was able to config Timidity to play classical midis, but for others midis the classical configuration does not works.

I know VLC plays midi, but needs soundfount configuration.

I would like to find a light and good software to play midi.

Soundfount support is not necessary, but it is appreciable.

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foobar 2000, in addition to being a extremely configurable music player and lightweight, has a midi plugin which in my experience works pretty well, with almost no config (short of downloading the plugin to the right folder)

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+1 for foobar 2000 which I would also consider 'light and good software' as requested by the OP! –  8088 Apr 13 '11 at 15:05
    
Thanks, it also works and foobar has the Portable version: portableappz.blogspot.com/2011/08/… –  Apometron Sep 2 '11 at 18:29

You could use Winamp 2.80 if you want a player to play your *.mid files. You don't need to use the last version of Winamp. This one is too heavy if you need just a player to play simple *.mid files. Try it. You only need to download it. This can be done easily.

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I have WinAmp Portable installed, but it is bloated. I use it just for tags work. portableappz.blogspot.com/2011/07/… –  Apometron Sep 1 '11 at 9:16

I also use wv_player.exe to play my midis in command line. You can use this player which can be easily downloaded to play your midi files. Unzip it and put a copy of the ewxecutable - wv_player.exe - in C:\windows folder. So you go to the Command Prompt of Windows 7 and open the folder where you midis are, write wv_player.exe at the prompt and listen to your midis.

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it might help to link to this software, rather than expecting people to look for it. Also, you can post both answers together i believe. –  Journeyman Geek Aug 30 '11 at 7:46
    
Awesome. Terrific. It played a common midi in sleek time. Thanks a lot. webxpace.com/software –  Apometron Sep 1 '11 at 9:18

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