File Extension Library

.MDSX File Extension

  • Developer by: MEGA Team
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text and Binary

What are .MDSX files and how to open them?

Can't open .MDSX 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 .MDSX file.

What is a .MDSX file extension?

.MDSX file extension is created by MEGA Team. .MDSX has been classified as Data Files. The format of .MDSX file is Text and Binary.

.MDSX is MEGA Saved Session

Session file created and used by MEGA, an application used for testing evolutionary hypotheses; stores a session, which is the status of MEGA at a certain time; can be saved and opened at a later time.

The MDSX format replaced the less efficient MEGA format that was used to save data in .MEG files. The new format comes improves save and load times of a file. Part of the data in the MDSX file is stored in readable format, whereas the rest of the data, which is the all the options of the session, is in binary format.

NOTE: MEGA stands for Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis.

List of all softwares that can open the MEGA Saved Session

How to fix problems with .MDSX files

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