What is a .XMCDZ File And How To Open It – Parametric Technology Corporation (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .xmcdz extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .xmcdz file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .XMCDZ file?

The file extension .XMCDZ is from Mathcad Compressed Worksheet File.It was developed by Parametric Technology Corporation. The file is a compressed file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .xmcdz file on 1 platform.

How to open a .XMCDZ file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .XMCDZ file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .xmcdz file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XMCDZ file

2. In the second step 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 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 PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .XMCDZ file?

If you are still unable to open the .XMCDZ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XMCDZ file.xmct – PTC, .xmd – Bitdefender, .xmd – Engelmann Media, .xmd – ExamSoft, .xmdx – ExamSoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .XMCDZ file with the PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0 program on Windows.