.PCD File Extension

File Type:
Pure Component Data File

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

What is a PCD file?

Pcd file extension has Pure Component Data file type, developed by ChemSep, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Associated with ChemSep, the data file is used for storing molecular, critical, T correlations, and other component information, using binary formatting. All the data, excluding molar amounts, is represented in the International System of Units (SI). As for the molar amounts, they are typically recorded in kmol.

Unlike PCD files, .PCT files use text format for saving data.

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

pcd file icon
File Type:
Pure Component Data File
Data Files

How to open PCD file?

Double click the pcd 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 .pcd 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 pcd 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 pcd 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 PCD files

  • Windows Windows
    • ChemSep ChemSep
    • AmsterCHEM COCO AmsterCHEM COCO

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

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