.FDX File Extension

Final Draft
File Type:
Final Draft Document

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

What is a FDX file?

Fdx file extension has Final Draft Document file type, developed by Final Draft, which is associated with the "text files" category.

Final Draft is writing a tool for creating movie/TV-series scripts as well as stage plays. Documents created in this program are saved with the .FDX extension. They store script text, script notes, and page formatting. For maximum portability, FDX files use XML formatting. FDX documents can viewed using Scene Navigator or Scene View.

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

fdx file icon
Final Draft
File Type:
Final Draft Document
Text Files

How to open FDX file?

Double click the fdx 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 .fdx 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 fdx 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 fdx 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 FDX 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 fdx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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