Did you find or received MDS file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is MDS file extension and how you can open it.

What is a MDS file ext?

The .MDS file extension is associated with Media Descriptor CD Image files. The .MDS file tends to be used in conjunction with .ISO files, with the .ISO file being the image of the data whilst the .MDS file generally carries supporting tracking data.

How to open a MDS file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like MDS. When you double click on the MDS file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received MDS files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with MDS files

Scan the file
Before trying to open MDS files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open MDS files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open MDS file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to MDS by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many MDS file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension MDS you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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