Files with mdw extension can be mostly found as secured database information files from Microsoft Access software.

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MDW file extension - Microsoft Access workgroup information

What is mdw file? How to open mdw files?

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The mdw file extension is associated with Microsoft Access, a database management system, part of Microsoft Office Suite, developed by Microsoft Corporation.

A mdw file contains information for secured databases. No changes were made to the MDW file format for Microsoft Access 2007/2010/2013/2016.

The Microsoft Access Workgroup Manager creates mdw files that are identical to those that are created in Access 2000 through Access 2003.

The mdw files that are created in those earlier versions can be used by databases in Office Access.

The default software associated to mdw file type:

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Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Access  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Access is popular relational database management system for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Access is sold as stand-alone application, or as a part of Microsoft Office suite Professional edition and higher. Access uses own database format, to build databases, based on Jet Database Engine and also can import databases created by other applications.

Common file extensions for Access databases are accdb and mdb (previous MS Access versions).

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Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Help how to open MDW files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension MDW:


List of software applications associated to the .mdw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open mdw file, edit mdw file, convert mdw file, view mdw file, play mdw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the mdw files.

  • Create mdw file
  • Others mdw file

Programs that can create mdw file - Microsoft Access workgroup information

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Access for create mdw file action.

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