.SDF File Extension

Developer:
Symyx Technologies
File Type:
Structure Data File
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Having trouble opening .sdf extension? Don't panic! This page explains what sdf files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open sdf files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a SDF file?

Sdf file extension has Structure Data file type, developed by Symyx Technologies, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Generated using the Structure Data File format, the file saves chemical structure records, allowing users to transfer chemicals data. The data file is usually stored in plain text.

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

sdf file icon
Developer:
Symyx Technologies
File Type:
Structure Data File
Category:
Data Files
Format:
Text

How to open SDF file?

Double click the sdf 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 .sdf 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 sdf 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 sdf 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 SDF files

  • Windows Windows
    • Avogadro Avogadro
    • NISS PowerMV NISS PowerMV
    • Hyleos ChemFileBrowser Hyleos ChemFileBrowser
    • OpenEye Scientific VIDA OpenEye Scientific VIDA
    • Advanced Chemistry Development ACD/ChemFolder Advanced Chemistry Development ACD/ChemFolder
    • BioWisdom OmniViz BioWisdom OmniViz
    • CheD CheD
  • MacOS MacOS
  • Linux Linux
    • Avogadro Avogadro
    • OpenEye Scientific VIDA OpenEye Scientific VIDA
    • BioWisdom OmniViz BioWisdom OmniViz

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

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