File Extension Library

.PD5 File Extension

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

What are .PD5 files and how to open them?

Can't open .PD5 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 .PD5 file.

What is a .PD5 file extension?

.PD5 file extension is created by Microsoft. .PD5 has been classified as Data Files. The format of .PD5 file is Binary.

.PD5 is Windows Live Photo Gallery Information File

Database file created by Windows Live Photo Gallery, a program used for managing home photos and movies; stores metadata about personal images and videos; used to track information on personal media files.

By default, PD5 files have the name Pictures.pd5 and are found in the following user directory:
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Photo Gallery

NOTE: If a PD5 file becomes corrupted, it may be renamed to OLD_Pictures.pd5, and Windows Live Photo Gallery will automatically create a new Pictures.pd5 file.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Live Photo Gallery Information File
Microsoft Windows Live Photo Gallery

How to fix problems with .PD5 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PD5 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PD5 file format
  2. You need to check the .PD5 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)