An mdi file extension is associated with the Microsoft Office Document Imaging file format. An mdi file contains graphics data in high resolution. Only supported in Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 with MODI tool that comes as part of the suite. 

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

empty icon.mdi - MIDI sound

empty icon.mdi - Borland multiple document interface

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Software that open mdi file

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MDI file extension - Microsoft Office Document Imaging file format

What is mdi file? How to open mdi files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

mdi file icon: mdi filetype icon

The mdi file extension is used for a high resolution, tag-based graphics format that was used in some previous versions of Microsoft Office.

These mdi files are only supported by the Microsoft Office XP, 2003 and 2007 (NOT supported in Office 2010 and higher) of Microsoft Office Document Imaging (also known as MODI).

MODI enables users to edit and annotate documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning. It supports TIFF format as its own proprietary formate called MDI.

If you are going to share files with people who are using Office Document Imaging 2002, or another document imaging program, save your files in TIFF format for compatibility.

This mdi file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open mdi file:

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). 

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Office XP, 2003 or 2007 apps to open the the *.mdi files.

How to convert:

Microsoft Office XP ,2003, 2007 apps can save the *.mdi files to another bitmap format.

Find conversions from mdi file:

mdi to pdf

File identification strings:

HEX code: 45 50 2A 00
ASCII code: EP*

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

Software that open mdi file - Microsoft Office Document Imaging file format

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

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