.CDM File Extension
File Type 1NTI CD-Maker Image
What is a CDM file?
Disk image created by NTI CD-Maker (now NTI Media Maker), a program used for burning and copying CDs; referred to by the software as a "Virtual CD-Image," which stores the data necessary for burning a disc.
NOTE: NTI Media Maker still uses CDM files for disc images.
File Type 2Conceptual Data Model File
.CDM File Association 2
A CDM file is a data model created by SAP PowerDesigner, an enterprise modeling and design program. It stores a diagram that may include data items, entities, relationships, association links, notes, and shapes. CDM files also store metadata, such as the creator, creation date, and modification dates of the model.
CDM files are created to store a saved conceptual data model, which allows you to analyze the conceptual structure of an information system in PowerDesigner. It is a more abstract version of a Logical Data Model (LDM file) or Physical Data Model (.PDM file).
To create a CDM file in Power Designer, select, select the "Information" category, choose the "Conceptual Data" category item, click , then choose .
To open a CDM file in Power Designer, selectand choose the Conceptual Data Model CDM file you would like to open.
NOTE: PowerDesigner was originally developed by Sybase, which was purchased by SAP.