.CDT File Extension

.CDT File Extension

File Type 1

CD-Text File

Developer Sony
3.9  |  12 Votes
Category Disk Image Files
Format Binary

What is a CDT file?

Audio disc metadata file created by disc ripping, authoring, and burning applications; contains CD-Text data, which may describe the album name and song information; often saved with a .CUE and .BIN file that together comprise the data for an audio disc image.

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CD-Text is part of the Red Book CD standard, which was developed by Sony and Philips.

NOTE: VideoLAN VLC media player can open CD-Text files on Windows and Linux platforms with support from the libcdio library.

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Programs that open or reference CDT files

Updated August 12, 2014
File Type 2

CorelDRAW Template

Developer Corel
3.3  |  8 Votes
Category Settings Files
Format Binary

What is a CDT file?

A CDT file is a template created by CorelDRAW, an image editing and page layout program. It contains properties for a new document, including graphic and object fill settings and page, ruler, grid, guideline, and style properties. CDT files are used to create documents such as letters, postcards, images, icons, web pages, web banners, and brochures.

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Screenshot of a .cdt file in CorelDRAW 2021
CDT file open in CorelDRAW 2021

CDT files are used to store default settings for creating multiple .CDR documents or images. You can create a template from a CDR file when you save it as a template by selecting File → Save as Template.... You can also edit one of Corel's many pre-made templates available online. You can access these templates directly from the application by selecting File - > New from Template....

You can export the CDT file in CorelDRAW to other more popular formats. Depending on your needs, you can export the CDT file to a .PDF document or as a .JPG, .PNG, or .BMP image. You can also export CDT files to the .AI Adobe Illustrator format.

CorelDRAW is included in the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite along with the following applications:

  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT - An image-editing application for digital photos
  • Corel Font Manager - A utility for managing fonts
  • CorelDRAW.app - An online vector illustration program accessible via web browser
  • Corel CAPTURE - A single-click screen capture utility (only available with Windows version)

NOTE: CDT templates were replaced by .CDRT files in CorelDRAW.

How do I open a CDT file?

You can open a CDT file with the CorelDRAW application included with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite in Windows and macOS.

You can also open CDT files with Corel Presentations (Windows), ACD Systems Canvas (Windows), and Inkscape (multiplatform).

Programs that open CDT files

Updated May 7, 2021
File Type 3

ConceptDraw PRO Template

Developer Computer Systems Odessa
1.7  |  3 Votes
Category Vector Image Files
Format Binary

What is a CDT file?

Diagram template created by ConceptDraw PRO, a technical diagramming application; stores preset shapes, lines, text, and symbols which can be used for creating new .CDD diagrams; may be designed by the user or included with the software installation.

Programs that open CDT files

Updated January 7, 2015

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