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CDR file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cdr - CorelDraw Drawing

The CDR graphic files are related to CorelDraw. CDR file is a CorelDraw Drawing. This files are vector designs created in CorelDraw.

Graphic files
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CorelDraw Drawing related extensions:
CorelDraw AutoBackup
CorelDraw 6 for Mac Template
CorelDraw X7 Workspace
CorelDraw Compressed Drawing
Corel Colour Palette
CorelDraw Workspace Description Data

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

Can't open a .cdr 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 .cdr file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sdr, cde, ddr, ccr, cxr, cvr, crr, cr, cer, xdr, cdg, dr, cd, dcr, cwr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

SmartDraw Drawing
CADKEY Dynamic Extension
ASTM Continuity of Care Record
CHARTrunner Dashboard
ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data
Broderbund PrintMaster Certificate

Operating systems

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

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