.APD File Extension

ACD Systems
File Type:
ACDSee Photo Document

Having trouble opening .apd extension? Don't panic! This page explains what apd files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open apd files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an APD file?

Apd file extension has ACDSee Photo Document file type, developed by ACD Systems, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

Commonly generated via ACDSee Photo Editor, a raster image file contains a base photo along with applied changes. The file also allows bringing back the original picture, before any changes have been made. Though APD files usually come in a proprietary format, users may export them to different raster image file formats, including .JPG, .PNG, .BMP, and .GIF.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

apd file icon
ACD Systems
File Type:
ACDSee Photo Document
Raster Image Files

How to open APD file?

Double click the apd file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .apd extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the apd extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the apd file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open APD files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the apd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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