.CRD File Extension

File Type:
Windows CardSpace File

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

What is a CRD file?

Crd file extension has Windows CardSpace file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Windows CardSpace – a program for managing digital identity profiles – is responsible for creating files with this extension. They may store personal and business information about people: names, phone numbers, addresses, etc. CRD files are designed to be used by websites and other online utilities with the Windows CardSpace support. There is a format difference between old CRD files (before Windows 95) and new ones, but still, you can open an old CRD file with the help of the AZZ Cardfile application.

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

crd file icon
File Type:
Windows CardSpace File
Misc Files

How to open CRD file?

Double click the crd 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 .crd 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 crd 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 crd 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 CRD 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 crd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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