Free SQL MDF Viewer

Our developers recently launched FREE MDF viewer utility, which is a very useful tool to view the information stored in MDF files as SQL Server stores all database information in MDF file. This freeware SQL MDF Viewer tool can use to view corrupted and damaged MDF files without installing SQL Server. The features of MDF file reader tool are given below:

SQL MDF Viewer

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  • Reads .mdf file content including Tables, Stored Procedure, Views, Triggers, Rules & Functions
  • SQL MDF file viewer shows count of all scanned items
  • Saves scanned mdf file in .str format to save time of re-scan
  • Freeware MDF files reader utility previews keys and constraints also
  • SQL MDF file viewer opens database of SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012 & below versions
  • Supports all versions of Windows 8, win7, Vista, XP, 2003, 2000, NT & all

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Add & Scan MDF File
Read Corrupt MDF file information
Save Scanned MDF file
Preview MDF File Data
View MDF file without SQL Server
Auto Detection of SQL Server version
Supports All SQL Server Versions(2000, 2005, 2008, 2012 & 2014, 2016)
Advance Scanning Option
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Glance of MDF File & Its Corruption Reasons

MDF is the primary database file format used by Microsoft SQL Server, which is an enterprise-level database program; used for database files installed with SQL Server and related add-ons. Custom MDF files may also be created by the user in SQL Server. MDF can be the file extension denoting diverse sort of files.

Commonly MDF file extension is used to symbolize Microsoft SQL Server Database files. In SQL Server, the file extension MDF stands for Master Database File, and the entire database information of SQL Server is saved in that MDF file. MDF is the primary database file format used by this SQL database Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Corruption Causes of MDF File

Sometimes SQL server database gets corrupted due to the following reasons:

  • Hardware failure
  • Application failure
  • Virus and Trojans attacks

The above causes can corrupt MDF files badly. You can re-configure the SQL Server database but you cannot access your MDF file because it gets corrupted.

How to Open and View MDF File?

To open the corrupt MDF file, you need an MDF file viewer utility, which can help you to access your MDF file contents. SQL MDF Viewer helps you to view the corrupt MDF file information without any special requirement.

Absolutely Free Download of SQL MDF Viewer

  • Are you suffering from MDF database corruption?
  • Do you need a tool to view the contents of SQL MDF files?

Get this free SQL Server database file reader utility to read corrupt MDF or healthy MDF file information.

Check How To View Corrupt MDF File

Browse MDF File

Step1: Preview

Download and Install SQL MDF File Viewer After that click on Add file button to load & open mdf file.

Scan MDF File

Step2: Read

Now the tool will read and scan MDF File bit by bitscanning is done, the all items will be loaded for preview.

Preview MDF Items

Step3: Preview MDF Data

Finally, all sql components (tables, stored procedure,views, triggers, rules and functions) can be previewed with Meta data.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have SQL Server environment to open .mdf file ?
No, the SQL .mdf file opener does not require you to have SQL Server installed on your system.
Can I recover my corrupted .mdf file using this tool ?
No, the software is built to open SQL .mdf file. If you want to recover data from .mdf file then you can try Free SQL MDF Recovery Tool.
How to open and view SQL .mdf file components using this tool?
Once the mdf file scanned by the tool, the mdf reader will show the preview of scanned items.
Is there any file size limitation of this tool?
No, you can open .mdf file of SQL Server in any size.
Can I view corrupted .mdf file database using this tool?
Yes, .mdf viewer is able to process corrupted or suspected .mdf files of SQL Server Database.

MDF File Viewer Reviews

This tool is surely a master piece. I would say it is one of the best MDF file viewer utilities to view the healthy as well as corrupted MDF Files of SQL Server Database in just few clicks of the mouse.

—George Maurice