File Extension Library

.MDW File Extension

  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .MDW file?

.MDW file extension has been classified as Misc Files.

.MDW is Access Workgroup File

Stores usernames and passwords of users allowed to open a specific Access database; must be linked to an Access database to be effective.

List of all softwares that can open the Access Workgroup File
Microsoft Access 2016

How to Open .MDW file on different platforms

Open .MDW File on Windows

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

Open .MDW File on Mac

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

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

Open .MDW File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .MDW files

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