Files with mhd file extension may be found as medical images in special MetaImage format. Used for example in the ITK toolkit.

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

mhd icon.mhd - Fallout 3 file

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Software that works with mhd file extension

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MHD file extension - MetaImage medical format

What is mhd file? How to open mhd files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The mhd file extension seems to be mostly related to MetaImage format, a text-based tagged file format for medical images.

It is a special picture format used in the Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit and probably other graphic visualization software that are used in medicine.

The default software associated to mhd file type:

ParaView picture or screenshot

Kitware, Inc. logoParaView  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Kitware, Inc.

ParaView is free data analysis and visualization application. You can quickly build visualizations to analyze your data using qualitative and quantitative techniques.

Help how to open MHD files:

Most medical image viewers can probably view this file type nowdays.

How to convert file with extension MHD:

Possibly can be exported for visualization purposes.

List of software applications associated to the .mhd 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 mhd file, edit mhd file, convert mhd file, view mhd file, play mhd 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mhd files.

  • Open mhd file
  • Edit mhd file
  • View mhd file
  • Export mhd file

Software that open mhd file - MetaImage medical format

Click on the link to get more information about Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit for open mhd file action.

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