File Type Windows Minidump IconWindows Minidump
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Runs when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Compressed file containing data "dumped" from a program's memory space after an error or crash; stores information about the error, which can be used for debugging the program; often saved along with an uncompressed .HDMP file.

MDMP files may be sent to Microsoft as part of a bug reporting process.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Windows SDK

IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

IconMicrosoft WinDbg

Updated August 6, 2007