Open MNO files

  • Full name
    Macromedia Design Note
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a MNO file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a MNO file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your MNO file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is MNO file?

The file extension MNO is used for so-called Design Notes (still stands for Macromedia) of the web page editor Adobe Dreamweaver. Usually, the ending MNO is used as a double ending, that is attached to an existing extension, for example bild.Jpg.Mno.

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These files contain additional information about the associated file, such as comments, the status of the file, and the link to the original file. In addition, Dreamweaver uses Design Notes for integration with Adobe FireWorks and Flash, so when you edit an image file, it automatically opens the right program and the changes you make will immediately affect the page.

If you do not want to use the Design Notes, you can disable this feature in the properties of the site, 'Site-> Manage Sites-> Edit' under the 'Advanced' tab and the 'Design Notes' category.

Programs which can open a MNO file

How to open file with MNO extension?

In order to open a file with MNO extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening MNO file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with MNO files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Contribute or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening MNO files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support MNO files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of MNO files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Contribute as the default program for opening MNO files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate MNO files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Contribute applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Contribute has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with MNO files

Sometimes problems with opening MNO files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • MNO files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open MNO files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • MNO file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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