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Details of extension .mdl

8 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Simulink Model

MDL file is a Simulink Model. Mathworks Simulink is a platform for multidomain simulation and Model-Based Design for dynamic systems.
Category: Document files
Application: Simulink
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-simulink-mdl
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
MATLAB Image
MATLAB Matrix
MATLAB Figure
MATLAB Script
MATLAB Executable
MATLAB Compiled Program
MATLAB AutoSave File
MATLAB Shared Library
XGL 3D CAD Model
.mdl
Valve Source Model Data .mdl file icon

Valve Source Model Data

MDL file is a Valve Source Model Data. MDL is the extension for Source's proprietary model format. It defines the structure of the model along with animation, bounding box, hit box, material, mesh and LOD information. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2.
Category: Development files
Application: Valve Source SDK
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
Valve Source Material Data
Valve Source Texture Data
Valve Source Collision Model Data
Valve Source Model Animation Data
Valve Source Mesh Strip Data
Valve Source Model Vertex Data
Valve Source Flex Animation Data
.mdl
Quake 3D Model Data .mdl file icon

Quake 3D Model Data

MDL file is a Quake 3D Model Data. Quake is a first person shooter that was released by id Software in 1996 and the first game in the popular Quake series of video games.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Quake
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Quake Map Data
Valve Map File
Valve Pak
Quake 2 3D Model Data
Quake 3 Arena 3D Model Data
Quake 3 Engine Shader File
Valve Source Lighting Data
Valve Source Font Data
.mdl
STAR-CD v4 Model Data .mdl file icon

STAR-CD v4 Model Data

MDL file is a STAR-CD v4 Model Data. STAR-CD is a general purpose CFD code system for the calculation of fluid flow, heat and mass transfer and chemical reaction in industry and the environment.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: STAR-CD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
STAR-CD v4 Transient Data
STAR-CD v4 Solver Ready Geometry Data
STAR-CD v4 Results Data
STAR-CD v4 Droplet Track Data
STAR-CD v3 Results Data
STAR-CD v3 Transient Results Data
STAR-CD v3 Solver Ready Geometry Data
.mdl
Digitrakker Music Module .mdl file icon

Digitrakker Music Module

MDL file is a Digitrakker Music Module. Prodatron Digitrakker is a music program for PC, it runs under MS-DOS and requires a Soundblaster or a Gravis Ultrasound card.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: Awave Studio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
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Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Digitrakker Instrument Data
Konami KDT1 Song
.mdl
Cognos Exported Model Data .mdl file icon

Cognos Exported Model Data

MDL file is a Cognos Exported Model Data. Cognos is a world leader in Business Intelligence solutions that improve and direct corporate performance.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Cognos
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Cognos Model File
Cognos Cube File
Cognos Local Authentication Cache
Cognos Framework Manager Project
IBM Cognos Data
IBM Cognos Local Authentication Export
Cognos Transformer Temporary Data
Cognos Exported Binary Model Data
.mdl
Bentley MicroStation MDL Program .mdl file icon

Bentley MicroStation MDL Program

MDL file is a Bentley MicroStation MDL Program. Bentley System Microstation is a 3D CAD software for drawing and construction.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Bentley MicroStation
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Plot Drawing
Bentley MicroStation Drawing
Autodesk AutoCAD Slide Library
Autodesk AutoCAD Slide Library
Bentley MicroStation Design Library
Bentley MicroStation User Preference File
Bentley MicroStation VBA Project
Bentley MicroStation Design
Bentley MicroStation Printer Driver Configuration
.mdl
3D Gamestudio Model Data .mdl file icon

3D Gamestudio Model Data

MDL file is a 3D Gamestudio Model Data. 3D Gamestudio is an authoring system for interactive 2D and 3D games. A map entity has a file extension of WMB and was originally created in the Level Editor.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: 3D Gamestudio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
3D Gamestudio Compiled Map
3D Gamestudio Terrain Data
.mol
MDL Molfile Data .mol file icon

MDL Molfile Data

MOL file is an MDL Molfile Data. Each MOL file describes a single molecular structure which can contain disjoint fragments.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Open Babel
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
mdl, sd, sdf
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Related extensions:
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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

FLEXnet Manager Debug Log
HLM Multivariate Data Matrix
ProWorx NXT MSL Loadable
Mayura Draw Document
MFi Phone Ringtone
Windows Media Center Link
Autodesk Maya Embedded Language Script
Lotus Notes Data Link
PowerDynamo Dynascript Script

The .mdl filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mld (1), dl (1), mfl (1), mdp (1), mdm (1), mdi (1), md (1), ndl (1), ldl (1), mwl (1), jdl (1), msl (1), dml (1), ml (1), mel (1)

Can't open a .mdl file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mdl

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.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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