What is LAYOUT file?
LAYOUT files are Apple MainStage files, which contain data about MIDI data and how it should be played. The LAYOUT files use a proprietary format that is not readable by a standard text editor.
LAYOUT Format details
|Full Name||Apple MainStage Layout Format|
Tools that will help you view LAYOUT files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the LAYOUT extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the LAYOUT file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the LAYOUT file differently than the application dedicated to handling the LAYOUT file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the LAYOUT file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the LAYOUT file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the LAYOUT file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
LAYOUT File Viewers
- Apple Logic Studio
- Apple MainStage