.MPD File Extension

File Type:
Microsoft Project Database

Having trouble opening .mpd extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mpd files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mpd files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MPD file?

Mpd file extension has Microsoft Project Database file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "database files" category.

Microsoft Project is an application for project management. It creates database files with this extension attached to them. They store information about projects saved in a Microsoft Access-compliant format. Microsoft Project 2007 and later version don’t save files in this format. However, older MPD files can be used as a base for a new project. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

mpd file icon
File Type:
Microsoft Project Database
Database Files

How to open MPD file?

Double click the mpd file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mpd extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mpd extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mpd file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MPD files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mpd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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