.MDBACKUP File Extension

.MDBACKUP File Extension

File Type

iPhone Data Backup File

Developer Apple
Popularity
3.0  |  1 Vote
Category Backup Files
Format Binary

What is an MDBACKUP file?

iPhone or iPod touch backup file created by iTunes, a digital media player; contains backup data for the device, which may include notes, SMS messages, pictures, contacts, and other data; used by iTunes for restoring device states.

More Information

The data in MDBACKUP files are stored in a proprietary format which is only meant to be used by iTunes. However, some information may include plain text data, which can be read with a text viewer.

NOTE: MDBACKUP files have been replaced by .MDDATA and .MDINFO files in more recent firmware versions for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Programs that open or reference MDBACKUP files

Windows
Included with OS
Mac
Included with OS
Updated November 19, 2010

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