Notes about the MXD file extension:
Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.
The MXD file type is primarily associated with 'ArcMap' by ESRI. ArcMap is the desktop application for map-based tasks including cartography, map analysis, and editing.
Detailed information for file extension MXD:
Hex: D0 CF 11 E0 A1 B1 1A E1 00 , ASCII:
Other applications associated with file type MXD:
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.
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System Info for File Extension .MXD
The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly
from user systems.
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ArcGIS\Bin\ArcMap.exe %1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\mfw\pfe\pfe32.exe %1