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File Type 1SQL Server Database File

DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategoryDatabase Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Primary database file format used by Microsoft SQL Server, an enterprise-level database program; used for database files installed with SQL Server and related add-ons; custom MDF files may also be created by the user.

Program(s) that open .MDF files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
Updated 5/4/2015

File Type 2Media Disc Image File

DeveloperAlcohol Software
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4.1 (253 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryDisk Image Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

CD or DVD data saved as a disc image by a disc authoring program such as Alcohol 120%; similar to an .ISO file, but saved in a different format; actual disc data is stored in the MDF file, while the header and track information is stored in a corresponding .MDS file.

Program(s) that open .MDF files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Alcohol 120%
CyberLink PowerDVD 15
MagicISO
Smart Projects IsoBuster
WinMount International WinMount
DT Soft DAEMON Tools
H+H Software Virtual CD
PowerISO
Updated 5/18/2012

File Type 3Measurement Data Format File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.8 (37 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Standard file format used by the automotive industry for storing measurement data; contains raw measurement data from a measurement and the metadata necessary to interpret the raw data.

More Information

NOTE: The Vector MDF Validator is used for validating MDF files.

Program(s) that open .MDF files
Updated 8/17/2014

File Type 4Translation Memory Data Find File

DeveloperSDL
Popularity
3.1 (27 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Supporting file for a translation memory used by Trados translation software; enables fast look up of data within the translation memory.

More Information

A translation memory (TM) includes five file types including MDF, .TMW, .IIX, .MTF, and .MWF files.

Program(s) that open .MDF files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
SDL Trados
Updated 1/5/2009