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MDI file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mdi - Microsoft Document Imaging File

MDI is a Microsoft Office Document Imaging saved file. MDI is a file format based on the TIFF that is designed to store images by page layout.

.mdi file format description:
MDI format description not yet available
Microsoft Office Document Imaging
Graphic files
- / -
Microsoft Document Imaging File related extensions:
NASA Planetary Data System Compressed Image
Sakura Virtual Slide
Aperio SVS Slide
Live Messenger Custom Emoticon Image
Poser Scene
Poser Compressed Scene

.mid - MIDI Music

MIDI files contain one or more MIDI streams, with time information for each event. Song, sequence, and track structures, tempo and time signature information, are all supported.

.mid file format description:
MID format
Windows Media Player
Audio files
- / -
mdi, midi, rmi
MIDI Music related extensions:
DVD Audio Object
Advanced Systems Format Media
Advanced Stream Redirector
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio
Sun Audio File
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

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

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

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

mdj, ndi, mvi, di, mri, mi, mdu, mdl, mci, jdi, mwi, dmi, msi, mid, mfi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

StarUML Project File
Novell Netware Device Information File
D Language Source Code
STAR-CD v4 Model Data
LDAP Data Interchange Format File
Media Control Interface Data

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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