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MAD file format description

Many people share .mad files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mad file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mad files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mad - Microsoft Access Module Shortcut

The MAD data files are related to Microsoft Access. MAD file is a Microsoft Access Module Shortcut.

Microsoft Access
Data files
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Microsoft Access Module Shortcut related extensions:
Universal Pokemon Randomizer Data
Terragen Surface Map Data
Photo! 3D Album Gallery
Plant Wizard 7 Data
Terragen Object File
Terragen Clip File

.mad - Mlat Adlib Tracker Music

The MAD audio files are related to AdPlug. MAD file is a Mlat Adlib Tracker Music.

Audio files
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Mlat Adlib Tracker Music related extensions:
Westwood ADL Format Audio
AMUSIC Adlib Tracker Music
SoundFX Macs Opera Tracker Music
AdPlug Callus YM2151 Register Log
OPL2 FM Audio
Twin TrackPlayer Music

Naturally, other applications may also use the .mad file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mad files. Be especially cautious with .mad files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .mad file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .mad file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ad, amd, had, jad, kad, lad, ma, mac, mae, maf, mar, mas, mav, maw, max

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

After Dark Screensaver
PaperPort Image
Microsoft Access Report
Sega Genesis ROM MD
DSM Application Diagram
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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