AXD File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an AXD file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .AXD files.

What is an AXD file?

Files that contain the .axd file extension are most commonly associated with ASP.NET software applications. The AXD files are used by various ASP.NET applications to handle embedded resource requests.

The AXD files are trace handler files that provide instructions to the associated application for the retrieval of embedded resources such as JavaScript files, CSS files and images. They are commonly used to manage website administration requests. These handlers can be built into an application or custom created for a user.

The Avery Labeler Pro software application also uses the .axd file suffix. These AXD files contain re-index files that are used by the Avery Labeler Pro application.

How to open AXD files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension AXD for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different AXD openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension AXD

While we know of one file format using the .AXD file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .AXD file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of AXD files. Remember, different programs may use AXD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

AxisVM Finite Element ProgramAxisVM Finite Element ProgramUser submitted
AxumAxumUser submitted
IBM Cognos Axiant 4GLIBM Cognos Axiant 4GLUser submitted
Axiant 4GL - PowerHouseAxiant 4GL - PowerHouseUser submitted
Axiant 4GL - PowerHouse 4GLAxiant 4GL - PowerHouse 4GLUser submitted
Autodesk ActrixAutodesk ActrixUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with AXD-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with AXD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!