How to open .mxd file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .mxd file. The full name of the file is ArcGIS Map Document. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is ESRI.

.mxd file extension (ArcGIS Map Document)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
GIS Files ESRI ArcGIS Map Document
Programs using this file extension: .mxd
ADS OS Software
  • ESRI ArcGIS Desktop

The file extension .mxd can be used by another programs. If you have some useful information about .mxd file type that may help other users, please send them to us and we’ll update our database.

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  • What application can open .mxd file?
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  • What is .mxd file?
  • How can I convert .mxd file?
  • Where can I find informations about .mxd file extension? (for example on the File Extension website)
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