Files with mft extension are mainly related to metadata from NTFS file system used by various versions of Microsoft Windows operating system.
MFT file extension - Microsoft Windows NTFS master file table
What is mft file? How to open mft files?
File type specification:
The mft file extension is associated with NTFS file system (New Technology File System) that is used by Microsoft Windows operating systems from NT family.
The mft (Master File Table) is used by Windows NTFS file to store information (metadata) about data on the hard drive.
Information from Master File Table are including file name, creation date, access permissions (by the use of access control lists), and size of every file, directory and metafile on the storage.
Note: The first sixteen records in the MFT are always reserved for the volume's metadata files.
The default software associated to mft file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .mft 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 mft file, edit mft file, convert mft file, view mft file, play mft file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others mft file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with mft file - Microsoft Windows NTFS master file table
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses mft 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.).