The mac file extension is associated with the Microsoft Access a database management system for Windows. The *.mac file stores shortcut to objects in the database.

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

empty icon.mac - Macro script

mac icon.mac - MacPaint bitmap image

empty icon.mac - Daqarta extended audio data file

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Software that works with mac file extension

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MAC file - Microsoft Access shortcut file

What is mac file? How to open mac files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

mac file icon: mac filetype icon

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

These *.mac files were used by some earlier version Microsoft Access for shortcut to some of the objects inside the database.

The default software associated to mac file type:

Microsoft Access icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Access  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A 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).

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Access to open *.mac files.

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

List of software applications associated to the .mac file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mac file, edit mac file, convert mac file, view mac file, play mac 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mac files.

  • Open mac file
  • Create mac file
  • Settings mac file
  • Others mac file

Software that open mac file - Microsoft Access shortcut file

Programs supporting the exension mac on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Access for open mac file action.

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