The File Extensions Database

.FDXT File Extension

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

What is an .FDXT file?

.FDXT is Final Draft 8 Template

Document template created by Final Draft, a program used for authoring TV, movie, and stage play scripts; saves the layout and formatting information for a script; enables writers to author multiple .FDX documents using the same base formatting.

NOTE: The FDXT extension was introduced with Final Draft version 8. Versions 5-7 of Final Draft use the .FDT extension.

Programs that open Final Draft 8 Template
Final Draft
Final Draft

How to solve problems with FDXT files

  • Associate the FDXT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FDXT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FDXT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FDXT 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 .FDXT is Final Draft 8 Template. Because only the current version supports the latest FDXT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Final Draft manufacturer website after an available .FDXT is Final Draft 8 Template update.
  • To make sure that your FDXT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.