.CDR File Extension

File Type:
Macintosh DVD/CD Master

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

What is a CDR file?

Cdr file extension has Macintosh DVD/CD Master file type, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

Disk Utility application belongs to the list of built-in Macintosh programs and allows users to create disc images that use the CDR extension. A disc image can contain a single file or multiple files in several folders that were burned to a disc. CDR files are similar to the Windows .ISO files. Sometimes Windows fails to open a CDR file, in this case, you need to change its extension manually to .ISO.

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

cdr file icon
File Type:
Macintosh DVD/CD Master
Disk Image Files

How to open CDR file?

Double click the cdr 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 .cdr 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 cdr 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 cdr 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 CDR 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 cdr file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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