An ndf file extension is used for Microsoft SQL Server secondary data files. The secondary data file is created by Microsoft SQL Server, when the primary data file (mdf file) is full of data and other data cannot be stored in it. Secondary data files are often stored on other partitions, or hard drives then primary data files.

There are 3 other file types using
the NDF file extension!

ndf file icon.ndf - NimbleScan NimbleGen design file

ndf file icon.ndf - NeoPlanet Browser file

ndf file icon.ndf - ProWORX NXT short comment file

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NDF file extension - Microsoft SQL Server secondary data

What is ndf file? How to open ndf files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The ndf file extension is associated with Microsoft SQL Server, a relational database server for Microsoft Windows.

The ndf files are used for secondary data files that make up all the data files, other than the primary data file.

Secondary data files are used with extra large databases and often are stored on other hard drives, than primary database files (mdf files).

Some databases might not have any secondary data files, while other might have several secondary data files.

The default software associated to ndf file type:

Microsoft SQL Server icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft SQL Server  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft SQL Server is set of relational database applications and tools used to create, organize and manage SQL databases. Microsoft SQL Server primary supports T-SQL and ANSI SQL query languages. SQL Server is distributed in many editions, with different features.

Help how to open NDF files:

Use Microsoft SQL Server to open ndf files.

How to convert file with extension NDF:

There is no way how to convert *.ndf files to other formats.

Related links:

Microsoft SQL MSDN.

List of software applications associated to the .ndf 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 ndf file, edit ndf file, convert ndf file, view ndf file, play ndf 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 ndf files.

  • Open ndf file
  • Create ndf file

Software that open ndf file - Microsoft SQL Server secondary data

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft SQL Server for open ndf file action.

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