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 file icon.mad - Microsoft Access module shortcut file

mad file 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. logo Homeworld  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 file extension.

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

Related links:

Electronic Arts, Inc.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .mad 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 mad file, edit mad file, convert mad file, view mad file, play mad file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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.).

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