DDD File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DDD file?

The .ddd file extension is used for an internal data file format that is implemented by Adobe Systems, Inc. into one of their software product lines. Also called Adobe Distiller files, the DDD file format stores data that is associated with the functions of this software for managing, printing and viewing PDF (Portable Document Format) files. These .ddd files contain code and resources that are used by the Adobe Distiller program to perform some of its embedded functions.These DDD files may also contain metadata details like Adobe Distiller version number, date and time stamps among other pieces of information relevant to this software. A .ddd file is normally associated with the Adobe Distiller program where the DDD file is stored. These DDD files may be activated by the Adobe Distiller software so as to perform an operation that was requested by the user.It is ill advised to open these .ddd files. These may contain important code that can damage the associated Adobe Distiller software in the computer when tampered. There are also no known converters that can export these .ddd files to other more standard data file formats.

How to open DDD 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 DDD for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension DDD

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Diagram DesignerDiagram DesignerUser submitted
DIAdemDIAdemUser submitted
3D-Tool3D-ToolUser submitted
3D-Tool FreeViewer3D-Tool FreeViewerUser submitted
ProgressProgressUser submitted
ArcArcUser submitted
Tachograph File Viewer LETachograph File Viewer LEUser submitted
DAKO-TachoViewDAKO-TachoViewUser submitted
Jumbo-Tech TachWareJumbo-Tech TachWareUser submitted
Jumbo-Tech Driver Card SoftwareJumbo-Tech Driver Card SoftwareUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DDD-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 DDD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!