.FDT File Extension

Final Draft
File Type:
Final Draft 5-7 Template

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

What is a FDT file?

Fdt file extension has Final Draft 5-7 Template file type, developed by Final Draft, which is associated with the "text files" category.

These are older template files created by the Final Draft program, which was designed for authoring TV shows, stage play scripts, and movies. FDT files contain the default document text along with the formatting for a new .FDX document. With FDT files writers can apply the same structure to multiple scripts. The .FDT format was used by Final Draft 5, 6, and 7. With the release of Final Draft 8, the .FDT format was replaced by the newer .FDXT format for saving templates.

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

fdt file icon
Final Draft
File Type:
Final Draft 5-7 Template
Text Files

How to open FDT file?

Double click the fdt 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 .fdt 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 fdt 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 fdt 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 FDT files

  • Windows Windows
    • Final Draft Final Draft
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Final Draft Final Draft

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 fdt file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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