The File Extensions Database

.MPD File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MPD file?

.MPD is Microsoft Project Database

Database file created by Microsoft Project, a program used for project management; contains project data stored in a Microsoft Access-compliant format; used to save and load an entire project in a relational records-based database format.

NOTE: MPD files cannot be saved by Microsoft Project 2007 or later. However, existing MPD files may still be used as a basis for a new project.

Programs that open Microsoft Project Database
Microsoft Project 2016
File Type 2:

File List Creator Playlist

Developer by: WenSoftware Category: Data Files Format: Binary

File used by File List Creator (FLC), a utility that helps users manage and track their computer files; stores a list of files; commonly used to store a playlist of .MP3 files; may also store lists of digital photos, compressed files, and other file types.

While MPD files track lists of files, they only contain file references, not the actual files themselves.

NOTE: MPD is also short for "Music Player Daemon," a music player for Unix that can play audio files from remote systems.

How to solve problems with MPD files

  • Associate the MPD file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MPD file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MPD files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MPD 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 .MPD is Microsoft Project Database. Because only the current version supports the latest MPD file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .MPD is Microsoft Project Database update.
  • To make sure that your MPD file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.