The mad file extension is related to games developed  Electronic Arts. The *.mad file stores in-game movie. The *.mad files can also contain animation data for Homeworld game.

There are 2 other file types using
the MAD file extension!

mad icon.mad - Microsoft Access module shortcut file

mad icon.mad - Mlat Adlib tracker file

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MAD file extension - Electronic Arts game movie file

What is mad file? How to open mad files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The mad file extension is used by various Electronic Arts computer games for files that contains in-game movie data.

Also used in Homeworld game for model animation data. Same extension but completely different file format.

The default software associated to mad file type:

Homeworld icon

Relic Entertainment Inc. logoHomeworld  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Relic Entertainment Inc.

Homeworld is a real-time strategy computer game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1999. In Homeworld, the inhabitants of a forsaken planet discovered an ancient tablet that revealed their true origins and launched them on a perilous voyage to their ancestral home, the far-distant world of Hiigara.

Help how to open MAD files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this game file type.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open game files

How to convert file with extension MAD:

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

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .mad file extension

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

  • Others mad file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with mad file - Electronic Arts game movie file

Click on the software link for more information about Homeworld. Homeworld uses mad file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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