File Extension Library


.MDEF File Extension

  • Developer by: ANSYS Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .MDEF file?

.MDEF file extension is created by ANSYS Inc.. .MDEF has been classified as Various data Files.

.MDEF is ANSYS Workbench data

The mdef file extension is related to the ANSYS Workbench, an engineering simulation platform for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by ANSYS.

The mdef file contains some kind of data.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to Open .MDEF file on different platforms

Open .MDEF File on Windows

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

Open .MDEF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MDEF 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 .MDEF File on Linux

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

Open .MDEF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MDEF 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 .MDEF 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 .MDEF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MDEF files

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