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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

The MDI graphic files are related to Microsoft Office Document Imaging. 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.

Microsoft Office Document Imaging
Graphic files
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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

The MID audio files are related to Windows Media Player. 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.

Windows Media Player
Audio files
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mdi, midi, rmi
MIDI Music related extensions:
Microsoft xWMA Compressed Audio
Microsoft Agent Linguistically Enhanced Sound File
Matroska Audio
Magix Movie Edit Pro Audio Data
Yellow Tools Independence Image
Yellow Tools Independence Instrument Library

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:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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