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File Extension

MPD File Format

Database file (Microsoft Project)

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MPD is a file extension for a database file format used by Microsoft Project project management software. MPD files store the entirety of the data for a given project in a relational database format.

Microsoft Project offers tools for more efficient project management and can be used in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, financial services and health care.

Since 2007, Microsoft Project no longer saves in this format but can still read it.

MIME type: application/vnd.ms-project


Learn more about MPD files:

Visit the Microsoft Project web page.

Search for answers to Microsoft Project-related questions at IT Knowledge Exchange.

This was last updated in September 2010
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