MAD File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a MAD file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MAD files.

What is a MAD file?

A .MAD file is an Electronic Arts MAD video file. Through our analysis of MAD files, we know that one use of the format is Electronic Arts MAD video. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open MAD files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MAD for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different MAD openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .MAD

While Electronic Arts MAD video is a popular type of MAD-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .MAD extension.

The MAD file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a MAD opener may not be able to open all kinds of MAD files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited MAD viewer.

Mlat Ad Lib Tracker module

Through our analysis of MAD files, we know that one use of the format is Mlat Ad Lib Tracker module. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different MAD openers which you will find listed below.

PlayerPro module

Through our analysis of MAD files, we know that one use of the format is PlayerPro module. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different MAD openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of MAD files. Remember, different programs may use MAD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Microsoft AccessMicrosoft AccessUser submitted
Gardenware Labeling ProgramGardenware Labeling ProgramUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MAD-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with MAD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!