MDX File Type

- The quick facts

What are MDX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MDX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a MDX file?

Files that contain the .mdx file extension are most commonly associated with the Warcraft III gaming application.

Warcraft III is a real-time strategy game. Players enter the world of Azeroth and build bases and control units to take over territory. The MDX files that are used by this game store the 3D game model and details about the textures and meshes for the units that are used by the game players.

The MDX files that are installed on a user's computer can be the standard files that are provided by the gaming application or they may contain customized 3D models that have been created using a 3D modeling editor. Custom files are often used to enhance a user's gameplay experience.

How to open MDX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MDX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MDX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MDX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 5, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension MDX

While we know of one file format using the .MDX file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .MDX file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
WinRARWinRARUser submitted
DAEMON Tools LiteDAEMON Tools LiteUser submitted
DAEMON Tools ProDAEMON Tools ProUser submitted
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL ServerUser submitted
Microsoft SQL Server Management StudioMicrosoft SQL Server Management StudioUser submitted
Daemon Tools PRO AdvancedDaemon Tools PRO AdvancedUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MDX-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 MDX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!