How to open MXD files

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

What is a MXD file?

We know of 3 different uses of the MXD file type, one of them being ArcMap GIS project. Read the details below.

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

ArcMap GIS project

Through our analysis of MXD files, we know that one use of the format is ArcMap GIS project. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

MX series Remote Control configuration

Through our analysis of MXD files, we know that one use of the format is MX series Remote Control configuration . 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

MX-850 Remote Control configuration

Through our analysis of MXD files, we know that one use of the format is MX-850 Remote Control configuration. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

MXD file openers, viewers, etc.

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

ArcGISArcGISUser submitted
Mids' Hero/Villain DesignerMids' Hero/Villain DesignerUser submitted
MelticeMelticeUser submitted
MxPro ApplicationMxPro ApplicationUser submitted
Morfik AppsBuilder FXMorfik AppsBuilder FXUser submitted
ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo, ArcReaderArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo, ArcReaderUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with MXD-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with MXD-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!