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Details of extension .mds

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .mds file?
  • Which program can create the .mds file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .mds format?
  • What can convert .mds files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mds extension?

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

.mds
Alcohol 120% CD Image Descriptor .mds file icon

Alcohol 120% CD Image Descriptor

MDS is the data information for the disk image file (MDF), in Alcohol 120% MDS-MDF format. It`s kind of like a proprietary version of a CUE file in a CUE/BIN set.
Detailed description not available
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Alcohol 120%
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
CDRWIN Binary Data File
DiscJuggler CD Image
WinImage Disk Image
CloneCD Image
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image
CDRWIN Cue Sheet File
Direct Access Archive
CloneCD Image Information
CloneCD Sub Channel Data
.mds
Media Descriptor for Disk Image .mds file icon

Media Descriptor for Disk Image

MDS file is a Media Descriptor file for ISO disk image. MDS is an information file that describes the formatting of a CD or DVD. It is similar to a CUE file, which describes the data stored in a BIN file.
Detailed description not available
Category: Disk Image files
Application: PowerISO
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
CDRWIN Binary Data File
DiscJuggler CD Image
WinImage Disk Image
CloneCD Image
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image
CDRWIN Cue Sheet File
Direct Access Archive
CloneCD Image Information
CloneCD Sub Channel Data

Other types of files may also use the .mds file extension. If you have helpful information about .mds extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Multidimensional Expressions Script
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Amiga Diskmasher Disk Image

The .mds filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

mdx (21), md (18), dms (15), md5 (15), mcs (15), msd (14), mws (12), kds (11), mdw (10), hds (10), ms (9), mfs (9), mss (8), mvs (8), mdc (7)

Can't open a .mds file?

If you want to open a .mds file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .mds association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mds

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

If you don't know how to set the .mds file association, check the FAQ.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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