File Extension Library


.MCDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Database Files

What is an .MCDB file?

.MCDB file extension is created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. .MCDB has been classified as Database Files.

.MCDB is Adobe media cache database file

The mcdb file extension is associated with the Adobe Premiere Pro a video editing software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X operating systems.

The .mcdb file stores media cache database used by Premiere Pro or also Adobe Lightroom (photo management software).


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .mcdb file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .MCDB file on different platforms

Open .MCDB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MCDB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MCDB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MCDB files" Press "Ok"

Open .MCDB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MCDB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MCDB File on Linux

Right click on the .MCDB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MCDB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MCDB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MCDB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MCDB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MCDB files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MCDB files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MCDB file format
  2. You need to check the .MCDB file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)