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MCI file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mci - Media Control Interface Data

The MCI other files are related to Microsoft Windows. MCI file is a Media Control Interface Data. MCI provides applications with device-independent capabilities for controlling audio and visual peripherals.

Microsoft Windows
Other files
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Media Control Interface Data related extensions:
Windows Group Policy File
Windows Bluetooth Transfer Options Data
Microsoft Rights Management Protected Data
Microsoft Works Wizard
Microsoft Windows 95 Clean Boot File
Novell GroupWise Shortcut

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

Can't open a .mci 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 .mci file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mi, nci, cmi, mic, mcl, mxi, ci, msi, mdi, mco, mck, lci, jci, mvi, mfi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

SmartCAM Macro File
OCaml Compiled Interface
CoCreate Document
Windows Media Center Link
Mastercam NCI Lines Data
Microsoft Image Composer File

Operating systems

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

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