What is a .MDI File – How to Open MDI Format – Programs

File type: Image


MDI files are very high resolution graphics format that is based on tags and was developed from TIFF format. Microsoft Office uses this file format for saving documents that had been scanned using a scanner.

It can be converted into Word documents (.doc) or alternatively into Optical Character Recognition (OCR) format however saving the files in TIFF format allows to create images that are more compatible and can easily be imported in other applications for graphics editing.


Detailed information 

Category: Data File.
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: MDI Viewer, Microsoft Office Document Imaging
Open with Linux: