Details of the .mdl file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .mdl file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .mdl file?
- What program do I need to open a .mdl file?
- How can the .mdl file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .mdl files to another format?
- Where can I find the specifications for .mdl?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .mdl extension?
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4 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
MDL file is a Simulink Model. Mathworks Simulink is a platform for multidomain simulation and Model-Based Design for dynamic systems.
Valve Source Model Data
MDL file is a Valve Source Model Data. MDL is the extension for Source's proprietary model format. It defines the structure of the model along with animation, bounding box, hit box, material, mesh and LOD information. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2.
Quake 3D Model Data
MDL file is a Quake 3D Model Data. Quake is a first person shooter that was released by id Software in 1996 and the first game in the popular Quake series of video games.
STAR-CD v4 Model Data
MDL file is a STAR-CD v4 Model Data. STAR-CD is a general purpose CFD code system for the calculation of fluid flow, heat and mass transfer and chemical reaction in industry and the environment.
Other types of files may also use the .mdl file extension.
The following softwares are capable of converting .mdl files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .mdl file can be converted into one of the following formats:
The .mdl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .mdl file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .mdl file association, check the FAQ.
Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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