The File Extensions Database


.CDR3 File Extension

  • Developer by: Corel Corporation
  • Category: Vector graphic Files

What is an .CDR3 file?

.CDR3 is CorelDRAW 3 for Mac vector or bitmap image

The cdr3 file extension is associated with CorelDRAW, a vector graphics editor developed and sold by Corel Corporation.

The .cdr3 files contain vector or bitmap image saved with CorelDRAW 3 for Mac.

The default files for CorelDRAW vector or bitmap images use the CDR file extension.


How to open:

Use CorelDRAW 3 or newer version to open files with cdr3 extension.

How to convert:

It is not convertable file format.

How to solve problems with CDR3 files

  • Associate the CDR3 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CDR3 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CDR3 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CDR3 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CDR3 is CorelDRAW 3 for Mac vector or bitmap image. Because only the current version supports the latest CDR3 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Corel Corporation manufacturer website after an available .CDR3 is CorelDRAW 3 for Mac vector or bitmap image update.
  • To make sure that your CDR3 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.