What is a .MOD File And How To Open It – Karsten Obarski (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mod extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .mod file extension and how to open it.

What is a .MOD file?

The .MOD file extension is from Music Module File. This file extension belongs to the developer Karsten Obarski. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 9 software that can open the .mod file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .MOD file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MOD file on your operating system/device.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mod file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MilkyTracker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Nullsoft Winamp, VideoLAN VLC media player, Impulse Tracker, KMPlayer, Schism Tracker and MilkyTracker software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MOD 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 MilkyTracker software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MOD file on Mac

To open the .mod file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the MilkyTracker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player, Schism Tracker, Cog and MilkyTracker.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MOD 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MilkyTracker software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MOD file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .mod file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the MilkyTracker software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player, XMMS, Schism Tracker and MilkyTracker software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MOD 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

How to open a .MOD file on Android

The .mod file can be opened on Android.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .MOD file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Xmp Mod Player software and install it. The other software that opens the .mod file on Android is Xmp Mod Player. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .MOD file?

If you are still unable to open the .MOD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .MOD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mod – JVC, .mod – The GNU Project, .mod – BioWare, .mod – Bell Laboratories, .mod – Siemens PLM Software, .mod – Graphisoft. 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 .MOD file with the MilkyTracker, Nullsoft Winamp, VideoLAN VLC media player, Impulse Tracker, KMPlayer, Schism Tracker programs on Windows, MilkyTracker, VideoLAN VLC media player, Schism Tracker, Cog programs on Mac, MilkyTracker, VideoLAN VLC media player, XMMS, Schism Tracker software on Linux and Xmp Mod Player software on Android.