File Extension Library

.PDM File Extension

  • Developer by: SAP
  • Category: Database Files

What are .PDM files and how to open them?

Can't open .PDM 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 .PDM file.

What is a .PDM file extension?

.PDM file extension is created by SAP. .PDM has been classified as Database Files.

.PDM is PowerDesigner Database File

Database created with Sybase PowerDesigner, an enterprise modeling and design program; stores database information as well as references to other files, such as the database definition (.XDB) file and model definition (.XEM) files.

PDM files can also be opened with Quest Software's QDesigner, which was discontinued in 2006.

NOTE: PowerDesigner was originally developed by Sybase, which was purchased by SAP.

List of all softwares that can open the PowerDesigner Database File
SAP PowerDesigner
File Type 2 VB Project Information File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Developer Files

Text file containing one or more scripts along with information about the packaging and deployment of a Visual Basic (VB) application; includes all necessary files, installation locations, and the name of the script(s).

When additional deployment packages are created for a project. New package/deployment scripts are written to the beginning of the project's PDM file.

List of all softwares that can open the VB Project Information File
Microsoft Visual Studio
File Type 3 ProntoDoc for Word Mobile Display Document Template
Developer by: Step Function Category: Page Layout Files

File used by ProntoDoc for Word (PDW), a Microsoft Word plug-in used for auto-filling and generating document templates; stores the template's page structure as well as empty fields that are filled by data from one or more source databases (SQL Server, SharePoint, and Oracle are supported); used for generating content conforming to the HTML5 standard, which can be viewed on mobile devices.

ProntoDoc for Word is used in business environments for generating reports and other business documents.

List of all softwares that can open the ProntoDoc for Word Mobile Display Document Template
Microsoft Word 2016

How to fix problems with .PDM files

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