What is a .MDBACKUP File And How To Open It – Apple (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mdbackup extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .mdbackup file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MDBACKUP file?

The file extension .MDBACKUP comes from iPhone Data Backup File. This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. The format of this backup file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .mdbackup file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .MDBACKUP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MDBACKUP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MDBACKUP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .mdbackup file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Apple iTunes software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple iTunes and Microsoft Notepad.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MDBACKUP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple iTunes software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MDBACKUP file on Mac

The .mdbackup file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Echo One File Juicer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apple iTunes, Echo One File Juicer and Apple TextEdit software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MDBACKUP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Echo One File Juicer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MDBACKUP file?

If you cannot open the .MDBACKUP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MDBACKUP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mdbhtml – Microsoft, .mdc – Cognos, .mdc – GGS, .mdc – Merkaartor, .mdc – Minolta. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MDBACKUP file with the Apple iTunes, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows and Echo One File Juicer, Apple iTunes, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac.