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.CDR File Extension

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File Type 1CorelDRAW Image File

DeveloperCorel
Popularity
3.5 (103 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryVector Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Drawing (or vector image) created with CorelDRAW; proprietary format used by Corel software and is not recognized by most image editing programs; if opened in CorelDRAW, the file can be exported in other more compatible formats.

More Information

CDR files can also be opened by Corel Paint Shop Pro, but for best compatibility, Corel recommends saving the CDR file as version 9.0 or earlier in CorelDRAW.

NOTE: Adobe Illustrator 9.0 or later may be able to open CDR files created with CorelDRAW 10 or earlier.

Program(s) that open .CDR files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
Corel PaintShop Pro X8
Corel WordPerfect X7
ideaMK CDR Viewer
ACD Systems Canvas 15
Adobe Illustrator CC
Inkscape
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Adobe Illustrator CC
Inkscape
Linux LogoLinux
Inkscape
sK1
UniConvertor
Updated 12/7/2012

File Type 2Macintosh DVD/CD Master

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.4 (14 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryDisk Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Disc image created on a Macintosh computer using the built-in Disk Utility program; may contain multiple folders and files in a single disc image file that can be burned to a CD; similar to an .ISO file created on a Windows computer.

More Information

To create a ".cdr" file with Apple Disk Utility, first select the "Convert" option, then open an existing disc image file. Next, select "DVD/CD master" from the Image Format menu and click "Save".

NOTE: If a ".cdr" file will not open on a Windows computer, it may be possible to open the file by changing the file extension from ".cdr" to ".iso".

Program(s) that open .CDR files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Catacombae HFSExplorer
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Apple Disk Utility
Apple DiskImageMounter
Catacombae HFSExplorer
Linux LogoLinux
Catacombae HFSExplorer
Updated 12/2/2010

File Type 3Raw Audio CD Data

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.3 (13 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

CD audio track extracted or "ripped" from an audio CD to a computer's hard disk; similar to a .AIF or .WAV file, but does not contain the same header information; recognized by various audio programs.

Program(s) that open .CDR files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Apple iTunes
H+H Software Virtual CD
Lightning UK! ImgBurn
Other music player
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Roxio Toast 14
Apple iTunes
Other music player
Updated 2/17/2012

File Type 4Crash Data Retrieval Data File

DeveloperBosch
Popularity
2.3 (9 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Contains Event Data Recorder (EDR) information from automobiles with a Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) device installed; records events generated from sensors within the car.

Program(s) that open .CDR files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Bosch Crash Data Retrieval System Software
Updated 5/20/2009