MDF Viewer Tool — FreeViewer

View MDF File Instantly without SQL Server Environment

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  • Open MDF file without SQL Server Environment
  • Read Corrupt & Inaccessible MDF File of SQL Server
  • Instantly view table's content from .mdf file using MDF Viewer software
  • View all Database components such as Columns, Keys, Triggers, Indexes
  • No File size limitation to scan & read MDF File
  • View MDF File contents of various MS SQL Server versions
    SQL Server versions supported by MDF Viewer are 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 R2, 2005, 2000

FreeViewer MDF Viewer - Key Features

Open MDF File

Open MDF File with Attributes

The free SQL MDF file viewer software open MDF file & list each and every table with its associated components such as views, stored Procedures, Rules, triggers and function etc.

View MDF Components

View MDF Components

In depth analysis of the components can be done such as you can read the "View" and stored procedure script instantly as well as what triggers and rules are applying on the particular MDF database.


Save MDF File in STR Format

The software allow you to save your scanned MDF File in .str format.This will help you in scanning the same file again & again.You just have to load that .str file and preview all the MDF components.

Find SQL Server

Auto-Detect SQL Server Version

MDF File Viewer software provides you an 'Auto-Detect' option, in case you dont know the SQL Server version of MDF File. You can simply select Auto-Detect in the software and it will identify the exact version of MDF File.

The Software Interface

Easy User Interface

MDF File Viewer previews all the functionalities and preview all the components of MDF Database file with so much ease. You can open MDF File of SQL Server 2016 & below without having SQL Server Environment.

View Corrupr MDF

Scan & Read Damaged MDF

MDF Viewer Tool provides Quick or Advance scan options for scanning MDF Database file.The Quick Scan option of the software enables user to view normal corrupted MDF File whereas Advance Scan enables user to view highly corrupted MDF File components.

MDF Viewer Overview

What Is MDF File & Why To Choose MDF Reader Software?

SQL Server MDF Reader

MDF File in SQL Server is the Master Database file that contains Schema and the actual data. The software is primarily designed for users who are currently facing issues with the MS SQL Server database and are unable to view their crucial data. The other use may arise when the .mdf gets corrupted or become inaccessible due to any reason. For such purposes, the MDF File Viewer software comes very handy.

Some of the core features of the MDF File Viewer are as follows:

  • Instantly open MDF file and view your entire MDF Database
  • View MDF file which get corrupted due to header corruption.
  • Simple user interface for users who wish to read MDF database file easily.
  • Save Scan report in .str format for further use.

MDF Viewer Screenshots

SQL MDF Reader
Step 1: Launch MDF Viewer Tool.
Open MDF
Step 2: Click Open to load MDF File.
Browse location
Step 3: Browse the location of .mdf File.
Preview MDF File Content
Step 4:View the scanned report of MDF.

Software Specifications

MDF Reader Software

Size: 5.6 MB Version: 6.3


Software Limitations

FreeViewer MDF Viewer allows to view the content of SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012 MDF and NDF files.


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System Specifications


Common FAQs

Can you describe the procedure involved to view MDF files using the MDF Viewer software?

MDF file Viewer goes through the following steps to view and read MDF files:

Step 1: Run the MDF Viewer after successful installation

Step 2: Browse and Load the MDF file in the software

Step 3: Tool will preview the scanning of MDF file components.

Step 4: After scan completion,you can read content of MDF file.

Can I be able to preview the script of stored procedure using MDF Reader ?

MDF Database Viewer scans and view all database component like Stored Procedure,Tables, Rules, Triggers, Functions etc.

Can I be able to open MDF File without SQL Server Environment?

Yes, MDF Reader tool allow you to read MDF file without SQL Server Environment.

I have multiple ndf database files. Can I be able to view multiple NDF files in MDF Viewer tool?

Yes, the software is capable to view multiple ndf file at once.

What file size can MDF File Reader software support?

MDF File Viewer software does not set any file size restriction on any kind of .mdf files, so you can simply view MDF file of any size.

Is SQL MDF Reader compatible with Windows 10?

MDF Database Viewer works on all Windows OS versions such as XP, Vista & compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

I have a corrupted mdf file. Does this tool support to view corrupted database file?

Yes, MDF Reader software allows you to open & read corrupted or Inaccessible MDF Database file.

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Features Free Version Pro Version
Add MDF File
View Corrupted MDF File
Support all Editions of Windows OS
Option for Advance Scanning
Auto-Detect SQL Server Version
Export as MDF Format or as SQL Script
Cost of MDF Viewer FREE $129

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