MDA File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MDA file?

A .MDA file is a MicroDesign Area bitmap file. Through our analysis of MDA files, we know that one use of the format is MicroDesign Area bitmap. 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 MDA 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 MDA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different MDA openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .MDA

While MicroDesign Area bitmap is a popular type of MDA-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .MDA extension.

The MDA 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 MDA opener may not be able to open all kinds of MDA files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited MDA viewer.

Micrografx Archive

Through our analysis of MDA files, we know that one use of the format is Micrografx Archive. 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 8 different MDA openers which you will find listed below.

Rays Media data

Through our analysis of MDA files, we know that one use of the format is Rays Media data. 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 8 different MDA openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of MDA files. Remember, different programs may use MDA 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
Microsoft Office Mondo - EnglishMicrosoft Office Mondo - EnglishUser submitted
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted
QuickScanQuickScanUser submitted
Softricity SoftGridSoftricity SoftGridUser submitted
Gardenware Labeling ProgramGardenware Labeling ProgramUser submitted
My ViewPadMy ViewPadUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MDA-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 MDA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!