File Extension Library

.SDC File Extension

  • Developer by: Stardock
  • Category: Backup Files

What are .SDC files and how to open them?

Can't open .SDC 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 .SDC file.

What is a .SDC file extension?

.SDC file extension is created by Stardock. .SDC has been classified as Backup Files.

.SDC is Stardock Central Download Archive

Archive of files downloaded with Stardock Central, an enhanced download manager for Stardock software programs; contains installers that have been previously downloaded.

Stardock SDC files are created as backup files and are saved in the Program Files\Stardock\Stardock Central\BACKUP directory by default. They can be used to reinstall program updates or to move previous installations to another system.

List of all softwares that can open the Stardock Central Download Archive
Stardock Central
File Type 2 Secure Download Cabinet
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Compressed Files

Compressed and encrypted archive used for installing MSDNAA (Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance) software; often distributed through ELMS (the E-academy License Management System), a system for distributing software packages to academic institutions.

NOTE: Secure Download Cabinet files should open automatically with UnpackSDC (unpacksdc.exe) when downloaded. This will extract and install the contents and will delete the SDC file when completed. Therefore, if the SDC file is still on your hard disk after the product has downloaded, you may need to delete the SDC file and try the process again.

File Type 3 Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet
Developer by: Oracle Category: Spreadsheet Files

Spreadsheet created with the Calc spreadsheet program included with Apache OpenOffice and StarOffice; includes flexible cell formatting options, such as freely rotating contents, backgrounds, borders, and templates.

SDC files can be exported in the Microsoft Excel (.XLS) or Portable Document (.PDF) formats from within Calc.

NOTE: Apache OpenOffice was formerly known as

List of all softwares that can open the Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
File Type 4 Paragon Dictionary Database File
Developer by: Paragon Software Category: Database Files

An SDC file is a database file used by dictionary applications developed by Paragon Software, most popularly Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. It contains dictionary-related content, such as words, definitions, and word pronunciation audio. SDC files are typically large, more than 400MB in size.

SDC files are stored on the SD card of an Android device. For example, the SDC file for the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary can be found in the following location:


List of all softwares that can open the Paragon Dictionary Database File
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

How to fix problems with .SDC files

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