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UDA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.uda - Zemax User-defined Aperture File

The UDA data files are related to ZEMAX. UDA file is a Zemax User-defined Aperture File. ZEMAX is the software that optical engineers and designers around the world choose for lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design and many other applications.

Data files
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Zemax User-defined Aperture File related extensions:
Zemax ASCII Glass Catalog
Zemax Annotations Data
Zemax Binary Glass Catalog
Zemax Binary Image Surface Data
Zemax Scattering Distribution Data
Zemax Element Drawing Settings

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

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

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

da, dua, hda, ida, jda, kda, ua, uca, ud, udw, udx, udz, uea, ufa, usa

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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