The File Extensions Database

.CDT File Extension

  • Developer by: Sony
  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CDT file?

.CDT is CD-Text File

Audio disc metadata file created by disc ripping, authoring, and burning applications; contains CD-Text data, which may describe the album name and song information; often saved with a .CUE and .BIN file that together comprise the data for an audio disc image.

CD-Text is part of the Red Book CD standard, which was developed by Sony and Philips.

NOTE: VideoLAN VLC media player can open CD-Text files on Windows and Linux platforms with support from the libcdio library.

Programs that open CD-Text File
Nero 2018
Smart Projects IsoBuster
VideoLAN VLC media player
Roxio Toast 17
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player
File Type 2 CorelDRAW Image Template
Developer by: Corel Category: Settings Files Format: Binary

A CDT file is an image template created by CorelDRAW, an image editing and page layout program. It contains properties for a new image, including graphic and object fill settings and page, ruler, grid, guideline, and style properties. CDT files are used to create documents such as letters, post cards, images, icons, web pages, web banners, and brochures.

CDT file open in CorelDRAW X8

CDT files are used to store default settings for creating multiple .CDR documents or images. You can create a template from a CDR file when you save it as a template by selecting File → Save as Template.... You can also edit one of Corel's many pre-made templates available online. You can access these templates directly from the application by selecting File - > New from Template....

You can export the CDT file in CorelDRAW to other more popular formats. Depending on your needs you can export the CDT file to a .PDF document or as a .JPG, .PNG, or .BMP image. You can also export CDT files to the .AI Adobe Illustrator format.

CorelDRAW is included in the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite along with the following applications:

  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT - An image-editing application for digital photos
  • Corel CAPTURE - A single-click screen capture utility
  • Corel CONNECT - A built-in content organizer
Programs that open CorelDRAW Image Template
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
Corel Presentations X9
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
File Type 3 ConceptDraw PRO Template
Developer by: Computer Systems Odessa Category: Vector Image Files Format: Binary

Diagram template created by ConceptDraw PRO, a technical diagramming application; stores preset shapes, lines, text, and symbols which can be used for creating new .CDD diagrams; may be designed by the user or included with the software installation.

Programs that open ConceptDraw PRO Template
CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO
CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO

How to solve problems with CDT files

  • Associate the CDT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CDT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CDT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CDT 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 .CDT is CD-Text File. Because only the current version supports the latest CDT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Sony manufacturer website after an available .CDT is CD-Text File update.
  • To make sure that your CDT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.