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What is an *.MDF file?


If it is a rather large file, e.g. 650 MB, then it is most likely a CD image. If it is a file of smaller size, see at the end of this article. These MDF image files are created using a CD/DVD CD/DVD image file editor (and CD burner and CD/DVD backup tool) called MagicISO Maker.
MagicISO Maker can directly create, edit, extract, and burn ISO/MDF files. It also can convert almost all CD/DVD image formats to ISO/BIN/CUE, Nero (.NRG), and CloneCD (.CCD/. IMG/. SUB). With MagicISO, you can handle DVD image up to 10GB; make CD image files from CD/DVD-ROM; also can burn ISO files and other CD/DVD image files (BIN, IMG, CIF, NRG, BWI, VCD) to CD-R/RW; support loading boot image file exported by WinISO and UltraISO; burn CD image files in ISO9660, Joliet, and UDF format; edit properties of CD/DVD image files; it has the ability to correct volume serial number after editing original CD/DVD image file; search files or directories with wildcard characters in CD/DVD image file.

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Not a CD image file?

If you cannot open your MDF file with Magic Iso Maker, then it may be a database file. dBase used to store their memo fields in a separate file. Regular tables were stored in *.dbf files, memo files were stored in *.mdf files.

SQL Server 2000 creates MDF files as well.

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2008-06-13, 12:10:29
anonymous from Indonesia  
2008-06-22, 03:48:21
Screaming_Black_Men from Palmerton, United States  
Just do what HOT_SEX_MONSTER says, and everything should work out fine, and it took less than 5 minutes when I tried doing.

Thanks HOT_SEX_MONSTER, now I'm installing Caesar IV as we speak, how awesome.
2008-06-30, 21:00:21
is it possible to extract the mdf files and mds files and then burn the extracted files with Nero ? Please reply soon, regards ,
2008-08-05, 09:14:48
please give the detailed instructions on how to burn .mdf image file to a disc.....thanx
2008-09-12, 02:03:29 from Stuttgart, Germany  
hello friends,

i have problem with database(vehicle database by CAN) .mdf file and have 2 convert it in text file can any1 help me??

thx in advance...
2008-10-10, 09:10:56
Shashank from India  
Yaw ppl,

I cant help but wonder how pathetic you people are! You CAN extract mdf images using winrar, but mounting them makes sure that your games which require a CD to be put in, can be played without a crack...i.e., by MOUNTING the mdf file with DAEMON TOOLS or ALCOHOL 120% or MAGIC ISO. Some of you dont have the basic knowledge of computers and flame at others in blogs and message boards....Think before you type...Nitwits!!

Go here for more info on the topic...
2008-10-13, 13:29:39
anonymous from United States  
fuck u all u cock sucking bitchesssssssssss
2008-11-23, 02:25:50
Amruth from India  
you dumb assholes!!! use winrar to extract .MDF files.. if winrar says the file is corrupted then its probably in a 7z format.. download 7-Zip from and ur work is done...
2008-12-31, 21:43:00
anonymous from India  
thank u hot sex monster
2009-01-03, 02:59:54
anonymous from India  
g burner is another great option... it never expires though its not a free product like daemon..
it worked great for me and write dvd;d faster then Nero 9...
2009-01-12, 19:22:40
anonymous from Jamaica  
Using WinRAR was the best advice ever...I just realized that my DVD drive is no longer functional and i neeeeeeeeeded that .mdf progam. I downloaded so many image burning software and spent hours trying them and failing.... sigh. Thanks Neeshu from India :)
2009-01-15, 08:11:54
anonymous from Lithuania  
u can open mdf files with winrar
2009-01-27, 19:02:49   (updated: 2009-01-27, 19:05:37)
anonymous from Philippines  
neeshu from india!!!!

you rule!!

2009-02-01, 02:41:09
anonymous from India  
2009-02-01, 02:42:42
anonymous from India  
Its rockings.Thsnks man.Its easy easy to open .mdf files wit WINRAR. Thanks dude.... Cheers..
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