File Extension Library

.MDS File Extension

  • Developer by: SmartBear
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .MDS files and how to open them?

Can't open .MDS 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 .MDS file.

What is a .MDS file extension?

.MDS file extension is created by SmartBear. .MDS has been classified as Settings Files.

.MDS is TestComplete Project File

Settings file created and used by TestComplete, an application that allows users to test web, desktop, and mobile programs; stores project settings that are common for testers, such as the names of project items and the scripting language.

One of the main features of a TestComplete project and project suite is to let you and others test different applications using the same settings. A MDS file holds the settings that allow you to do this. The file is similar to a .PJS file but holds information for just one project instead of a suite of projects.

List of all softwares that can open the TestComplete Project File
SmartBear TestComplete
File Type 2 Media Descriptor Sidecar File
Category: Disk Image Files Format: Binary

An MDS file is an information file that describes the formatting of a CD or DVD. It includes header information, which defines the tracks on the disc and the way the data is organized. MDS files are recorded by disc imaging programs and recognized by standard CD and DVD players.

The MDS file is often found with a corresponding .ISO file or .MDF file, which contains the actual data from the disc. It is similar to a .CUE file, which describes the data stored in a .BIN file.

List of all softwares that can open the Media Descriptor Sidecar File
Alcohol 120%
CyberLink PowerDVD 17
Smart Projects IsoBuster
WinMount International WinMount
Lightning UK! ImgBurn
EZB Systems UltraISO
DT Soft DAEMON Tools

How to fix problems with .MDS files

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