Files with mda file extension can be usually found as add-ins for Microsoft Access database management, part of Microsoft Office.

There is one other file type using
the MDA file extension!

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MDA file extension - Microsoft Access add-in

What is mda file? How to open mda files?

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

The typical .mda files contain add-ins, which add new functions and features to Microsoft Access, such as VBA scripts, macros or other editable objects. The latest versions of Microsoft Access are using the .accda files instead.

Note: Earlier versions of Microsoft Access were using the mda file extension for workspace files.

The default software associated to open mda file:

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).

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft 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:

You can import *.mda files to Microsoft Access to add the extra functions.

How to convert:

Some special tools can be used to edit or alter the files, but a conversion is unlikely.

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

Software that open mda file - Microsoft Access add-in

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mda file by default:
Microsoft Access small icon Microsoft Access
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office

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