File Extension Library

.MDDATA File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .MDDATA files and how to open them?

Can't open .MDDATA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .MDDATA file.

What is a .MDDATA file extension?

.MDDATA file extension is created by Apple. .MDDATA has been classified as Backup Files. The format of .MDDATA file is Binary.

.MDDATA is iPhone Backup File

iPhone backup file created by iTunes, a digital media player; may store data such as contacts, SMS messages, applications, and notes; used for restoring iPhone states through iTunes.

MDDATA files are stored in an SQLite database format (.SQLITE files), so they can be viewed with some SQLite viewers. MDDATA files are saved with a .MDINFO file, which stores metadata about the backup.

NOTE: MDDATA files are also used for Apple iPad backups.

List of all softwares that can open the iPhone Backup File
Apple iTunes
PalmDatabase.db3 / IPhone .mddata Viewer
Mozilla Firefox with SQLite Manager plug-in
Apple iTunes
Mozilla Firefox with SQLite Manager plug-in
Mozilla Firefox with SQLite Manager plug-in

How to fix problems with .MDDATA files

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