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Details of extension .cda

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cda file?
  • Which program can create the .cda file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cda format?
  • What can convert .cda files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cda extension?
CD Audio Track .cda file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-cda
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Audio Interchange File
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
Macintosh Sound Resource
Amiga 8SVX Sound
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound
Windows Waveform Sound
AC-3 Compressed Audio
Free Lossless Audio Codec File
Monkey`s Audio File

Other types of files may also use the .cda file extension. If you have helpful information about .cda extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Initial Telnet Cache
Autodesk QuickCAD Document
cc:Mail Archive
Steinberg WaveLab Basic Audio CD Project
CeledyDraw Document
ChemDraw Exchange Document
pSX Emulator Compressed CD Image
Compressed ENVIS Archive
Adobe Premiere Conformed Audio

The .cda filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dca (1), cxa (1), cva (1), cfa (1), cdz (1), cdw (1), xda (1), cca (1), sda (1), ca (1), dda (1), da (1), cwa (1), csa (1), cea (1)

Can't open a .cda file?

If you want to open a .cda file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cda association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cda

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android