But that can be cumbersome. With a little effort, you can actually skip the export step and access the data directly in the datafile.
Before continuing, I highly suggest you read through our FAQ, because it contains a lot of useful information about datafiles etc. Below, I will provide more details for our advanced users:
Please be aware that this is for advanced users only. For the majority of users, we reccomend simply choosing FILE>EXPORT to get your data into 3rd party application. But if you are a good programmer, please continue reading.
What is the .medi file format?
MediCollector stored data in files that have a ".medi" file extension. These files are stored using a compressed binary format called TDMS. This format is an open standard maintained by National Instruments.
How do I directly access data in .medi file?
If desired, you can use third-party tools and programming languages to access data in .medi files directly. And you can even install plugins into programs like Excel to load .medi files directly. Below are various resources to help you get started with this.