The File Extensions Database


.FDT File Extension

  • Developer by: Final Draft
  • Category: Text Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .FDT file?

.FDT is Final Draft 5-7 Template

Template created by Final Draft, an application used for authoring movie, television, and stage play scripts; saves the default document text and formatting for creating a new .FDX Final Draft document; allows multiple scripts to adopt the same structure.

NOTE: FDT files are created by Final Draft versions 5-7. Version 8 templates use the .FDXT extension.

Programs that open Final Draft 5-7 Template
Windows
Final Draft
Mac
Final Draft
File Type 2 Lucene Field Data File
Developer by: Apache Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Data file used by Lucene, a text searching library written in Java; contains "stored fields," which are text strings that are saved in the search index; used for saving text that can be searched using the Lucene search engine.

Programs that open Lucene Field Data File
Windows
Lucene
Mac
Lucene
Linux
Lucene
File Type 3 FormDocs Template
Developer by: FormDocs Category: Page Layout Files Format: Binary

Document template created by FormDocs, a program used for creating structured forms; may contain multiple forms, each of which stores the layout and fields for the form; can include labels, checkboxes, text boxes, and other page design elements for each form.

FormDocs templates are used for generating FormDocs forms (.FDD files), which can be filled by the user.

Programs that open FormDocs Template
Windows
FormDocs
File Type 4 Impromptu Function Description Table File
Developer by: IBM Category: Data Files

File used by Cognos Impromptu, a program used for generating reports from various data sources; saves database information and is created when Impromptu opens an .INI file that contains information about a database supported by the software.

Function description table files are used for caching information about underlying data sources.

Programs that open Impromptu Function Description Table File
Windows
IBM Cognos Impromptu
Linux
IBM Cognos Impromptu

How to solve problems with FDT files

  • Associate the FDT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FDT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FDT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FDT 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 .FDT is Final Draft 5-7 Template. Because only the current version supports the latest FDT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Final Draft manufacturer website after an available .FDT is Final Draft 5-7 Template update.
  • To make sure that your FDT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.