Besides Canon and Nikon, other brands like Panasonic are also in the game for professional cameras. A Panasonic camera stores data in MDT format. The MDT file extension is a data file that is used by Microsoft Access. Microsoft has made it the native file format for the Microsoft Access database management system. This format is not very common, and very few people know about it. In this article, we will discuss MDT file extension in detail and how we can repair or recover MDT files using an advanced data recovery tool. Before starting, let's watch the video for quick guide!

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Part 1. How to Recover Panasonic GH5 MDT Video Files

1.1. What are Panasonic MDT Files?

Panasonic GH5 is a camera that has good video stabilization, good image quality, and is smaller in size. It is an excellent professional camera that one can use to record videos of good quality. The format in which Panasonic GH5 saves the video on the memory card is MDT.

MDT is simply an extension of the video file that portrays its format just like MP4 or MOV. One thing which is very common about GH5 is that its files get corrupted very easily. Plus, MDT format is a format that most of the data recovery tools do not support. For this reason, we will discuss an advanced data recovery program that can recover MDT files.

1.2. Recover Panasonic GH5 MDT Files with Advanced Program

As mentioned earlier, GH5 files get corrupted easily. If the files are now corrupted, and you want to recover the files from a corrupted hard drive, then you can use an advanced recovery program.

iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert is the tool that anyone can use to recover corrupted MDT files. It supports different file types and formats and is much cheaper than other data recovery tools. It can recover data from corrupted hard drives with ease.

iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert has a fast-scanning speed, provides a file filter, allows the user to preview the data, and it is very secure. It has a very interactive user interface and recovers the data in a few simple clicks.

iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert has a very high success rate of recovery, and it works with both the Windows and macOS operating systems. Let us see how you can recover Panasonic GH5 MDT files with iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert.

Step 1: Although iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert is a paid tool, it has a free version that is up for grabs. Download the tool and install it on your PC. It is a portable recovery tool; you can install it in a USB Flash Drive and use it from there as well.

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Step 2: After opening the tool, you will find all the drives that are connected to your computer. As we need to recover GH5 MDT files, select the drives with GH5 MDT files. Start scanning the drive. After the scan, you can preview all the GH5 MDT files. You can also use a file filter. It will help you to filter photos and videos.

Step 3: Once you know what files you need to recover, select all those and click on "Recover". iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert will also ask you to select the path where you want to save the recovered files.

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Part 2. How to Recover or Repair MDT Files

2.1. MDT File Extension: What is an MDT File and How Do I Open It?

MDT File Extension is Microsoft Access Add-In Data File. It helps store all the relevant data. People confuse themselves with MDT and MDB extension; both are different. An MDT file may be a GeoMedia Access Database Template file. It is a format that is used by GeoMedia geospatial processing software, which creates an MDB file.

To open the MDT file, you can use Microsoft Access. But if your file cannot be accessed by Microsoft Access, then you can use a simple text editor. It is because the file has been used by Hexagon's GeoMedia Smart Client. Use a known text editor to open MDT files.

2.2. Repair/Recover MDT Files with iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert

Most data recovery tools do not support MDT file format. It is because it is not very common. Only a few people know about it.

iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert is a data recovery tool that supports more than one thousand file types. MDT files are recoverable with this tool, along with all other formats. In critical situations like lost partition recovery, system crashes, and virus attacks, iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert can repair the MDT files.

When we are talking about MDT files, one thing that comes to our mind is Microsoft Access and Panasonic Camera. Microsoft Access is one of few tools that can read MDT format. In case of data loss or accidental deletion, install iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert and recover all your data with a few clicks. Let us see how we can recover or repair MDT files with an iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert.

Step 1: Go to the iMyFone website and download the iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert, depending on your operating system. Install the tool and open it. You will see a very user-friendly interface. Even an amateur can recover data with it.

Step 2: The next step is to select the drive that contains MDT files. You can also connect the camera, or memory card mounted to the computer. Once the computer recognizes it, you can open iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert. Select the drive with MDT files.

Step 3: After selecting the drive, start scanning the drive. After the scan, preview all the data that is recoverable. Choose the MDT files that you want to recover and select the path where you want to save these MDT files on your computer. Click on "Recover" to recover all the selected MDT files.

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Part 3. FAQs about Panasonic MDT Files/MDT PC Files

1) Can I Recover or Repair Corrupted Panasonic MDT Video Files?

Yes. iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert is not only a professional data recovery tool, but it is also a repair tool that repairs photos and videos. All in all, it is a great tool that anyone can enjoy.

2) Can I Recover Panasonic MDT Files/MDT Files for Free?

Yes. iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert has a free trial version, but it has a restricted data size. If you want to recover more data, then you need to buy a subscription which is around $59.95 for unlimited data.

3) How to Copy Files in MDT?

To copy files in MDT, you would need to use commands. Otherwise, it will cause an error, and a copy will not take place. You will need a TS (Task Sequence) to enter the MDT copy command. If you want to copy everything, then you can use the following command, "cscript.exe CopyFiles.vbs c:\TEST".

4) How Do I Fix Windows that Could Not Parse or Process Unattend?

To fix this issue, follow the below steps.

Step 1: Open CMD Prompt and type "regedit".

Step 2: Then navigate to "HKLM/SYSTEM/Setup/Status/ChildCompletion" in the registry editor. Now, change the setup.exe from 1 to 3.

Step 3: Restart the computer, and it will probably fix your issue.

Conclusion

MDT files are less known but are very effective. It gets corrupted easily, which is the reason people don't use it nowadays. But if you have a Panasonic GH5 camera, then you need to deal with MDT files. To be able to recover MDT files in case of any mishap, you would require a professional and advanced recovery program.

Such a professional data recovery tool is the iMyFone D-back Hard Drive Recovery Expert. It supports MDT files and works flawlessly on Windows. You only need to download and install the tool; it will recover all the data with just a few clicks.