Files with mxd extension are in most cases map documents created with ArcGIS geographic information system.

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

empty icon.mxd - MX Editor remote control device configuration

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Software that open mxd file

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MXD file extension - ArcGIS map document

What is mxd file? How to open mxd files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

File extension mxd is associated with ArcGIS, a group of geographic information system software product lines, developed by by ESRI.

The .mxd files are called map documents and probably contain some geographic data (map description, layout, embedded objects) usable in ESRI programs, like ArcMap a tool for view, edit, create, and analyze geospatial data distributed as a part of ArcGIS.

The default software associated to open mxd file:

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Esri logoArcGIS  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

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 ESRI ArcGIS to open the *.mxd files.

How to convert:

Use ArcGIS to export *.mxd files to other formats.

Find converter to mxd file type:

ecw to mxd

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

Software that open mxd file - ArcGIS map document

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

Microsoft Windows:

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