File Extension Library

.EXD File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .EXD files and how to open them?

Can't open .EXD 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 .EXD file.

What is a .EXD file extension?

.EXD file extension is created by Microsoft. .EXD has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .EXD file is Binary.

.EXD is Control Information Cache File

Stores cached information about a control that has been inserted into an Microsoft Office document; allows additional controls to be added in less time; in Microsoft Office 2000, the EXD files are stored in the following folders:

  • Excel8.0
  • Ppt9.0
  • Word8.0
  • Vbe
EXD files are created when a user inserts an ActiveX control into a document using the Control Toolbox in a Microsoft Office program. They are also created when any type of control is inserted into a custom UserForm in the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor.
List of all softwares that can open the Control Information Cache File
Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .EXD files

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