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.FDF File Extension

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File TypeAcrobat Forms Data Format

DeveloperAdobe Systems
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CategoryText Files


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


Text file format used for data exported from .PDF form fields; typically smaller than PDF files, because they only contain form field data, not the entire form; can be created in Acrobat by selecting Advanced→Forms→Export Forms Data from the menu bar.

More Information

FDF files are commonly processed on Web servers by .CGI scripts.

Program(s) that open .FDF files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Adobe Acrobat DC
Mac OS X LogoMac
Adobe Acrobat DC
Updated 9/3/2015