File Extension Library

.CDATA File Extension

  • Developer by: Electronic Arts, Inc.
  • Category: Game Files

What are .CDATA files and how to open them?

Can't open .CDATA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CDATA file.

What is a .CDATA file extension?

.CDATA file extension is created by Electronic Arts, Inc.. .CDATA has been classified as Game Files.

.CDATA is Command & Conquer 3 audio file

File extension cdata is used for certain files that contain sound effects/voice data and are located inside the BIG resource files of Command & Conquer 3, Red Alert 3 and possibly other strategy games from EA sharing the same game engine.

Note: CDATA also means character data, but this term is unrelated to this file type.

How to open:

Unless some kind of modding tool exist to work with these files, there is no way to open them manually.

How to convert:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any converter for .cdata files.

How to fix problems with .CDATA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CDATA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CDATA file format
  2. You need to check the .CDATA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)