What are CDDA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CDDA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CDDA file?

The CDDA file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CDDA file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the CDDA file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about CDDA files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open CDDA files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CDDA file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CDDA file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 30 different CDDA openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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Storm CodecStorm CodecUser submitted
QT LiteQT LiteUser submitted
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Amazon MP3-DownloaderAmazon MP3-DownloaderUser submitted
Storm Codec UnicodeStorm Codec UnicodeUser submitted
QuickTime PlayerQuickTime PlayerUser submitted
UntisUntisUser submitted
Ez-MailCheckerEz-MailCheckerUser submitted
Xvid Video CodecXvid Video CodecUser submitted
RayV-MIMRayV-MIMUser submitted
StormPlayerStormPlayerUser submitted
RainmeterRainmeterUser submitted
TeamSpeak ClientTeamSpeak ClientUser submitted
iScrobbleriScrobblerUser submitted
HyperCamHyperCamUser submitted
Internet EverywhereInternet EverywhereUser submitted
FrapsFrapsUser submitted
StarPDS Controller SystemStarPDS Controller SystemUser submitted
Aplus Video Converter FreeAplus Video Converter FreeUser submitted
CLaunchCLaunchUser submitted
GetASFStreamGetASFStreamUser submitted
Plato Video Converter ProPlato Video Converter ProUser submitted
DVD SolutionDVD SolutionUser submitted
AVG FreeAVG FreeUser submitted
CCleanerCCleanerUser submitted
AViCAD Starter EnglishAViCAD Starter EnglishUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Bitberry File Opener. It can open 410 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Bitberry File Opener here.

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