CDA file format description

Many people share .cda files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cda file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cda files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cda - CD Audio Track

The CDA audio files are related to Windows Media Player. The CDA file is a CD Audio Track. CD Audio (.cda) tracks are audio files that can be stored on CD media. The .cda files are representations of CD audio tracks and do not contain the actual pulse code modulation (PCM) information. Cda files can be played only from a CD-ROM.

Windows Media Player
Audio files
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CD Audio Track related extensions:
Panasonic Security Camera Recorded Audio
Korg Trinity Instrument Bank
Sony ATRAC9 Compressed Audio
Raw Unsigned DoubleWord Audio
NI Absynth Kore Patch Format Sound
Sun Audio File

.cda - Giza Specifier Typical Data

The CDA data files are related to Giza. The CDA file is a Giza Specifier Typical Data. Giza is a 3D office design suite for Microsoft Windows.

Data files
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Giza Specifier Typical Data related extensions:
Giza Specifier Drawing Backup
Giza Specifier Design Data
Giza Specifier Color Map
Giza Specifier Project
Giza Specifier Template
Giza Specifier HDL Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cda file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cda files. Be especially cautious with .cda files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cda file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .cda file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ca, cad, cca, cd, cdw, cdx, cdz, cea, cfa, csa, cva, cwa, cxa, da, dca

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Visual Basic Active Designer Cache
Gcov Data File
dBASE Compound Index
ComProbe Analyzer Captured Data
IBM DisplayWrite Document
Alpha Five Table Index

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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