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What are CDR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CDR file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CDR files.

What is a CDR file?

CDR files have multiple uses, and CorelDraw Image is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

CorelDraw Image File

Files that contain the .cdr file extension most commonly contain computer drawings. These files are drawings that have been created with the popular CorelDRAW computer drawing application, although other Corel applications can also assign the .cdr file extension. CorelDRAW is Corel's computer graphics editor, and the CDR computer drawing format is proprietary to that software program.

How to open CDR files

We have identified two CDR openers that are compatible with this specific type of CDR file.

Programs that open CorelDraw Image files


Last updated: September 29, 2023

All known file formats using extension .CDR

While CorelDraw Image File is a popular type of CDR-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CDR file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Casio Graph100 ROMDISK Image

We know that one CDR format is Casio Graph100 ROMDISK Image. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Team F1 Circuit Data

We know that one CDR format is Team F1 Circuit Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

ImgBurnImgBurnUser submitted
CorelDRAW Graphics SuiteCorelDRAW Graphics SuiteUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
CorelDRAW Essential EditionCorelDRAW Essential EditionUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Adobe IllustratorAdobe IllustratorUser submitted
ImagineImagineUser submitted
CDR ViewerCDR ViewerUser submitted

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