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: March 26, 2022

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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WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
IsoBusterIsoBusterUser submitted
DAEMON ToolsDAEMON ToolsUser submitted
ImgBurnImgBurnUser submitted
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DiscJugglerDiscJugglerUser submitted

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