File Extension Library

.PDA File Extension

  • Developer by: Molecular Devices
  • Category: Data Files

What are .PDA files and how to open them?

Can't open .PDA 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 .PDA file.

What is a .PDA file extension?

.PDA file extension is created by Molecular Devices. .PDA has been classified as Data Files.

.PDA is SoftMax Pro Microplate Data Analysis File

A PDA file is a data generated by SoftMax Pro, a microplate reader control and microplate data analysis program. It contains data recorded from a microplate that can be processed, analyzed, and visually displayed in SoftMax software.

Microplates, also known as microtiter plates, are thin rectangular plates with a grid of "wells" that serve as small test tubes. They are commonly used in clinical diagnostic testing laboratories. Plate readers can detect and record biological and chemical events that occur in the wells.

NOTE: The ".pda" extension is used by SoftMax Pro Software v. 5 and earlier. PDA files may also be created by StakMax hardware devices.

List of all softwares that can open the SoftMax Pro Microplate Data Analysis File
Molecular Devices SoftMax Pro

How to fix problems with .PDA files

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