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Details of extension .mdw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Microsoft Access Workgroup Data

MDW file is a Microsoft Access Workgroup Data.
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft Access
Program name: access.exe
Mime-type: application/
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Lotus Approach 97 Document
Microsoft Access Form
Microsoft Access Macro
Microsoft Access Query
Microsoft Access Report
Microsoft Access Table
Microsoft Access Add-in
Microsoft Access Database
Microsoft Access Blank Database Template

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Chaos Desktop Metadata
Mayura Draw Document
Sega Genesis ROM MD
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DesignWorkshop Data
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The .mdw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

md (36), mdd (28), mds (15), dw (14), mw (14), mvw (12), hdw (8), mfw (8), mcw (6), mrw (4), msw (4), mda (4), mde (3), jdw (3), mwd (2)

Can't open a .mdw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mdw

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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