The File Extensions Database


.IDRC File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Bitmap image Files

What is an .IDRC file?

.IDRC is Adobe InDesign resource data

The idrc file extension is associated with the Adobe InDesign, a desktop publishing software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X (macOS) operating systems.

The idrc file stores bitmap resources (PNG file format) that can be addressed by InDesign plug-ins.


How to open:

Use Adobe InDesign to work with *.idrc files.

How to convert:

Adobe InDesign is able to export *.idrc files to other formats.

How to solve problems with IDRC files

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