CDP File - opening and understanding

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

What is a CDP file?

Files with the .cdp file extension are most commonly used by the Trainz Simulator railroad games. These games allow players to create train simulations including train routes and locomotive designs. The CDP files contain add-on content that can be used in the game, providing players with additional routes, scenery, train designs and other game components.

The .cdp file extension is also used for SONY CD Architect project files, CA Visual Objects Platform for Developer files and CD/Spectrum Pro files.

How to open CDP 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 CDP for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension CDP

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Siglos Karaoke Player/RecorderSiglos Karaoke Player/RecorderUser submitted
Siglos Karaoke ProfessionalSiglos Karaoke ProfessionalUser submitted
ConceptDraw PROJECTConceptDraw PROJECTUser submitted
Chess Assistant LightChess Assistant LightUser submitted
Sony CD ArchitectSony CD ArchitectUser submitted
Ct-ArtCt-ArtUser submitted
Sonic Foundry CD ArchitectSonic Foundry CD ArchitectUser submitted
Power CD+G Player ProPower CD+G Player ProUser submitted
SamLogic CD-Menu CreatorSamLogic CD-Menu CreatorUser submitted
ColorDeskColorDeskUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CDP-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 CDP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!