Steps to View MDF file data

Viewing the important data in the MDF file takes only three steps. You can upload the database for scanning, and the tool will show the saved information after scanning.

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Salient Features

The clean preview of MDF and NDF files is generated through the deep and impactful features of the software.

View MDF Files

View MDF Files MDF viewer software easily retrieves data from all types of SQL Server database files, whether healthy or corrupt, and makes it available for preview. All sorts of MDF files can be viewed with this tool for any query and other purposes.

Open MDF Files

Open MDF Files Without accessing any SQL Server version, users can open MDF files with this software. It saves time and eliminates the need for SQL Server to access its database files (MDF/NDF).

Complete Content Preview

Complete Content Preview The efficient software retrieves entire SQL database objects. It previews MDF file contents like tables, views, indexes, checks, rules, triggers, primary keys, unique keys, stored procedures, foreign keys, default values, and user data types.

Selection of SQL Server

Selection of SQL Server The Free MDF Viewer software offers two modes of selecting an SQL Server database – Automatic and Manual database selection. You can select either of the options for your SQL Server database addition. The manual selection allows you to add your choice of SQL Server with the file directly.

Preview all Sorts of Files

Preview all Sorts of Files The tool restores all types of SQL Server database files, whether large-sized or with any sort of corruption. It even recovers deleted records and extremely corrupted MDF files from the SQL Server database.

Read MDF Files

Read MDF Files Once the MDF files data is opened with this free MDF Viewer software, all its content is available for preview. With just a click on the required file items, users can read its content well with a clear and wide preview section.

Displays UNICODE Characters

Displays UNICODE Characters Free MDF Viewer tool shows compatibility with database files having UNICODE characters. Users can view such MDF/NDF files data easily with any size of database files with complete integrity.

Complete preview of procedures

Complete preview of procedures Apart from tables, you can check the information saved in other folders like procedures, indexes, triggers, functions, etc. It will also show the number of files saved in each folder.

Correct preview of tables

Correct preview of tables The preview mode for tables shows the correct columns saved in the database. The columns in the table will show the data as per their data type. The tool shows each kind of data type information.

Wide Range Support

Wide Range Support This software supports all versions including Windows 365/11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000, SQL Server 2019/2017/2016/2014/2012/2008 R2/2008/2005/2000, & Windows Server 2019/2016/2012 R2/2012/2008 R2/2008/2003 R2/2003

Software Prerequisites & Recommendations

About Software

  • Version: 21.1
  • License Type: Free

Version Support

MS SQL Server 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2005, 2000

System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    128 MB Minimum

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

  • Operating System

    Windows 365, 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT and 95, Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003 R2, 2003

Software Guides

FAQs - Kernel MDF Viewer

Follow these steps to view healthy and corrupted MDF database file content free of cost via the Kernel MDF Viewer tool.

  1. Launch the free MDF Viewer tool on your system.
  2. Browse and add the SQL database file from the system, choose the recovery mode, and select the SQL Server version.
  3. Expand the retrieved SQL database objects to check complete content.
  4. Click on the database objects to view its detailed preview for free.

No. With this Free MDF Viewer, you can only view or read recovered data from SQL Server database files. To save the required data, you need to purchase the full version of Kernel for SQL Database Recovery tool.

After browsing and adding the MDF file, you need to select the SQL database version with 2 options-Auto-detect database version or Manuallyselect thedatabase version. As the name suggests, you can automatically select or manually enter database versions.

Two saving options are there. First, you can save the data on the running SQL Server database or create a new database and save it there. Or, you can save the data at the system location as a SQL script as a Batch file and later add it to your Server database using SQL Server Management Studio.

To copy the recovered objects from the saved SQL script to thenew database created on SQL Server, perform the following steps.

  1. Launch SQL Server Management Studio.
  2. Then create a new database.
  3. After that, double-click on commit.bat. Or run thecommand prompt. Change the path to therecovered folder (cd PathName)
  4. Run this syntax. >commit.bat servername newcreateddatabase sqlserverusername sqlserverpassword Press Enter key.
  5. All tables will be copied to the newly created database.
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