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.MDDATA File Extension

File TypeiPhone Backup File

DeveloperApple
Popularity
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CategoryBackup Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an MDDATA file?

iPhone backup file created by iTunes, a digital media player; may store data such as contacts, SMS messages, applications, and notes; used for restoring iPhone states through iTunes.

More Information

MDDATA files are stored in an SQLite database format (.SQLITE files), so they can be viewed with some SQLite viewers. MDDATA files are saved with a .MDINFO file, which stores metadata about the backup.

NOTE: MDDATA files are also used for Apple iPad backups.

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Programs that open MDDATA files
Windows
Apple iTunes
PalmDatabase.db3 / IPhone .mddata Viewer
Mozilla Firefox with SQLite Manager plug-in
Mac
Apple iTunes
Mozilla Firefox with SQLite Manager plug-in
Linux
Mozilla Firefox with SQLite Manager plug-in
Updated 11/19/2010

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