The File Extensions Database


.MDV File Extension

  • Developer by: AJAW
  • Category: Emulator Files

What is an .MDV file?

.MDV is QLAY image

The mdv file extension is associated with QLAY emulator of Sinclair QL the first 16/32-bit computer developed by Sinclair Research.

The mdv file stores image of QL program or medium for QLAY emulator.

The QLAY is compatible with Windows, MS-DOS and Linux.


How to open:

Use QLAY to work with *.mdv files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .mdv 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 solve problems with MDV files

  • Associate the MDV file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MDV file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MDV files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MDV file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .MDV is QLAY image. Because only the current version supports the latest MDV file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the AJAW manufacturer website after an available .MDV is QLAY image update.
  • To make sure that your MDV file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.