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.MDINFO File Extension

File TypeiPhone Backup Information 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 MDINFO file?

iPhone backup file created by iTunes, a digital media player; stores metadata about the data saved in a corresponding .MDDATA file; may include information about SMS messages, contacts, and notes; used for restoring iPhone backups in iTunes.

More Information

Since MDINFO files are a mix of binary and text data, you can view some of the contents with a text editor, such as Apple TextEdit or Microsoft Notepad.

NOTE: iTunes also uses MDINFO and MDDATA files for backing up Apple iPad data.

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Programs that open MDINFO files
Windows
Apple iTunes
Microsoft Notepad
Notepad++
Other text editor
Mac
Apple iTunes
Apple TextEdit
Other text editor
Updated 11/19/2010

About the file extension mdinfo

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