How to load an mdf file generated from FDCS File Converter into Keysight ADS

May 21, 2024


Open the ADS Software and create a workspace. Then create a schematic or data display.

As an example, Data display was used.

In the data display, go to Tools and select Data File Tool… as shown below.

In dftool/mainWindow, select:

File format to read: MDIF

MDIF sub type: Generic MDIF.


Then Browse for the Input file name and load the file as shown

Enter a Dataset name. Now press Read File. You will have the confirmation file read was successfully as shown below.

Once the file is loaded in ADS you can plot different measured parameters obtained from FDCS Load Pull Explorer as shown in below.

Additional Information:

  • Refer to How to convert load pull data acquired from FDCS to ADS & AWR compatible format
  • For the Wave format selection refer to support document, Are the ‘a’ and ‘b’ wave measurements from FDCS in RMS or Peak? for additional information.

Keywords: ADS, Data Display, FDCS

Last date modified: May 31, 2018