The File Extensions Database


.MACDRAW File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple, Inc.
  • Category: Vector graphic Files

What is an .MACDRAW file?

.MACDRAW is MacDraw file format

The macdraw file extension is associated with MacDraw, a vector based drawing application, released by Apple Macintosh systems in 1984.

The .macdraw file stores picture image created with MacDraw app for Mac.

This macdraw file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use MacDraw to work with *.macdraw files.

How to convert:

MacDraw is capable of export *.macdraw files to other formats.

How to solve problems with MACDRAW files

  • Associate the MACDRAW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MACDRAW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MACDRAW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MACDRAW file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .MACDRAW is MacDraw file format. Because only the current version supports the latest MACDRAW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .MACDRAW is MacDraw file format update.
  • To make sure that your MACDRAW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.