Did your computer fail to open an ADP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ADP files.
What is an ADP file?
An .ADP file is an Archimedes Protected Disk image file. Through our analysis of ADP files, we know that one use of the format is Archimedes Protected Disk image . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
What else are .ADP files used for?
While Archimedes Protected Disk image is a popular type of ADP-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ADP extension.
The ADP file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So an ADP opener may not be able to open all kinds of ADP files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited ADP viewer.
Microsoft Access Project
These ADP files are Access Project files, files that give you a direct connection to a Microsoft SQL Server database through the OLE DB component architecture. With Microsoft Access Project, you create forms, reports, macros, and modules, just like a typical Access database. Access projects do not contain data or data-definition-based objects; their objects are in a SQL Server database.
Qt Assistant Documentation Profile
Through our analysis of ADP files, we know that one use of the format is Qt Assistant Documentation Profile. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.
Various ADP file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of ADP files. Remember, different programs may use ADP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.