An msd file extension is related to the ArcGIS and used fir its server definition files.

There are 5 other file types using
the MSD file extension!

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MSD file extension - ArcGIS map server definition data

What is msd file? How to open msd files?

The msd file extension is associated with the ArcGIS, a GIS (geographic information system) software suite for Microsoft Windows and Windows Server operating systems.

The smd file stores definition for map server.

This file format is obsolete and replaced by Service Definition Draft from ArcGIS 10.1

The default software associated to open msd file:

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ArcGIS is a group of GIS (Geographic Information System) applications developed by ESRI. rcGIS for Desktop is available in three license level Basic, Standard, and Advanced (formerly ArcView, ArcEditor and ArcInfo).

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.msd files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.msd files to other formats.

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

Software that open msd file - ArcGIS map server definition data

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

Microsoft Windows:

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