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Details of extension .cdf

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cdf file?
  • Which program can create the .cdf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cdf format?
  • What can convert .cdf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cdf extension?
.cdf
Microsoft Channel Definition Format Data .cdf file icon

Microsoft Channel Definition Format Data

CDF file is a Microsoft Channel Definition Format Data. Channel Definition Format (CDF) was an XML file format formerly used in conjunction with Microsoft's Active Channel, Active Desktop and Smart Offline Favorites technologies.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft Edge
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.cdf
Affymetrix Chip Description File .cdf file icon

Affymetrix Chip Description File

CDF file is a Affymetrix Chip Description File. This library file containing information about which probes belong to which probe set.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Affymetrix Genechip
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
Affymetrix Gene Information Library
Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
Affymetrix Experiment File
Affymetrix Image Data File
Affymetrix Grid Control File
Affymetrix Mask File
Affymetrix Probe Set Information
.cdf
netCDF Data .cdf file icon

netCDF Data

CDF file is a netCDF Data. NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.
Category: Data files
Application: ncview
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-netcdf
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
nc3, nc4, ns
Links:
NCO
Related extensions:
ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data
NetCDF CDL Metadata
.cdf
ECMG Content Definition File .cdf file icon

ECMG Content Definition File

CDF file is an ECMG Content Definition File. ECMG, LLC (Enterprise Content Management Group, LLC) is a consulting and software development company focused entirely on enterprise content management (ECM) solutions.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: CTF Reader
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
ECMG Content Transformation File
.cdf
Amazon Lumberyard Character Definition Data .cdf file icon

Amazon Lumberyard Character Definition Data

CDF file is an Amazon Lumberyard Character Definition Data. Amazon Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform, 3D game engine that allows you to create high-quality games, connect your games to the compute and storage of the AWS Cloud.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: Amazon Lumberyard
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Amazon Lumberyard Uber File
Amazon Lumberyard Terrain Block Data
Amazon Lumberyard FBX Rules Data
Amazon Lumberyard Character Asset Data
Amazon Lumberyard Skinned Character Data
Amazon Lumberyard Static Geometry Data
Amazon Lumberyard CAD Exchange Data
Amazon Lumberyard Material Data
Amazon Lumberyard Motion Set Data
.cdf
MicroSim PCBoard Component Definition Data .cdf file icon

MicroSim PCBoard Component Definition Data

CDF file is a MicroSim PCBoard Component Definition Data. MicroSim PCBoard is a printed circuit board (PCB) layout tool.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: OrCAD PCB Designer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
MicroSim PCBoard Netlist
MicroSim PCBoard Drill Data
MicroSim PCBoard Photoplot Job
MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report Data
MicroSim PCBoard Log Data
MicroSim PCBoard Layout Data
MicroSim PCBoard Routes Data
MicroSim PCBoard Component Locations Report
MicroSim PCBoard Hole-drill Schedule Report
.cdf
InstallShield Components Definition .cdf file icon

InstallShield Components Definition

CDF file is an InstallShield Components Definition. InstallShield is a software tool for creating installers or software packages.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: InstallShield
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Universal Installer Project
InstallShield Express File
InstallShield Setup Project
InstallShield Uninstall Information
InstallShield Log
Toolbook Package Definition
InstallShield Wizard Project
InstallShield Dialog
InstallShield Object Project
.cdf
Xilinx ISE Chain Description Data .cdf file icon

Xilinx ISE Chain Description Data

CDF file is a Xilinx ISE Chain Description Data. Xilinx ISE is a complete ECAD (electronic computer-aided design) application.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Xilinx ISE
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Xilinx XST Synthesis Report
Xilinx MAP Report
Xilinx ISE Synplicity Report
Xilinx ISE ReportGen Delay Information
Xilinx ISE Native Generic Database
Xilinx ISE Project
Xilinx ISE Internal Data
Xilinx ISE VHDL Source Code
Xilinx ISE Verilog Source Code
.aia
ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data .aia file icon

ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data

AIA file is a ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data. ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data Interchange Format (ANDI) is a data standard for analytical instrument data. ANDI is based on netCDF.
Category: Data files
Application: ANDI/MS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-netcdf
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
cdf
Links:
-
Related extensions:
netCDF Data
NetCDF CDL Metadata

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .cdf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

xdf (1), cdt (1), sdf (1), cdg (1), df (1), cdd (1), dcf (1), cdb (1), cwf (1), ccf (1), csf (1), cff (1), cf (1), cdv (1), vdf (1)

Can't open a .cdf file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cdf

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