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.MDIMPORTER File Extension

File TypeMetadata Importer

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What is an MDIMPORTER file?

Data plugin file created for the Spotlight search tool; returns metadata contained with a file to the Spotlight tool so file data can be searched and retrieved; not meant to be opened manually.

More Information

When a file is changed, Spotlight loads the specific MDIMPORTER file and extracts the metadata.

To see what MDIMPORTER files you have installed go to the Spotlight folder located in the /System/Library/ directory on your Macintosh HD.

NOTE: If a file does not have a MDIMPORTER, it will only be able to be searched for by the file name.

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Programs that open MDIMPORTER files
Included with OS
Updated 10/3/2013


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