Opening MDL files

Did your computer fail to open a MDL file? We explain what MDL files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MDL files.

What is a MDL file?

Files that contain the .mdl file extension are used by a variety of computer applications to store 3D model files. These files usually contain information about the 3D model that is stored in the file including the meshes of the model, the objects and the textures.

MDL files are often used to create buildings and objects within gaming applications. Popular applications that use the .mdl file extension include Warcraft III, Half-Life and Quake.

The DigiTrakker software application has also been known for using the .mdl file suffix. These MDL files contain music module files that are referenced by the software.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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