CDI File Type

- The quick facts

What are CDI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CDI 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 CDI file?

Files that contain the .cdi file extension are most commonly associated with the DiscJuggler software application. DiscJuggler is a program that allows users to make copies of computer discs and data.

The CDI files that are created by DiscJuggler contain disc images that have been created by using the software application. The CDI files that are created by the software are often used as backup files to restore hard drive data that has been lost or corrupt.

The CD Anywhere software program also uses the .cdi file suffix. These CDI files contain virtual CD files that are created with the CD Anwyhere application.

How to open CDI files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CDI openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension CDI

While we know of one file format using the .CDI 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 .CDI file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CDI files. Remember, different programs may use CDI 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CDI-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 CDI-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!