.CDT File Extension

File Type:
CorelDRAW Image Template

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

What is a CDT file?

Cdt file extension has CorelDRAW Image Template file type, developed by Corel, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Templates created in this application are saved as .CDT files. They are used to save properties that can be applied to any new image: grid parameters, ruler, style properties, object and graphics fill settings, and guidelines. CDT files allow users to simplify the process of creating new letters, icons, postcards, web banners, images, brochures, and images. You can use CorelDRAW to export a .CDT file to other more common formats. It can be a .PDF file as well as .BMP, .PNG, or .JPG image. CorelDRAW software is a part of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, which also includes Corel CONNECT, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, and Corel CAPTURE. 

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

cdt file icon
File Type:
CorelDRAW Image Template
Settings Files

How to open CDT file?

Double click the cdt 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 .cdt 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 cdt 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cdt 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 CDT 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 cdt file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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