FDA File - opening and understanding

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

What is a FDA file?

The FDA file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the FDA file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the FDA file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about FDA files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open FDA 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 FDA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 14 different FDA openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Fanfare Drawgraphic2Fanfare Drawgraphic2User submitted
Fanfare Drawgraphic2 ProFanfare Drawgraphic2 ProUser submitted
CadpacCadpacUser submitted
FlashDevelop RTM for Microsoft.NETFlashDevelop RTM for Microsoft.NETUser submitted
FlashDevelop for .NETFlashDevelop for .NETUser submitted
FlashDevelop RTM for Microsoft.NET RuntimeFlashDevelop RTM for Microsoft.NET RuntimeUser submitted
FilmDesignFilmDesignUser submitted
Film & Vinyl Designs FilmDesign PROFilm & Vinyl Designs FilmDesign PROUser submitted
OptiFDTDOptiFDTDUser submitted
Cadpac-WinCadpac-WinUser submitted
FlashDevelop RC1 for Microsoft.NETFlashDevelop RC1 for Microsoft.NETUser submitted
FlashDevelop RC2 for Microsoft.NETFlashDevelop RC2 for Microsoft.NETUser submitted
FlashDevelop RC3 for Microsoft.NETFlashDevelop RC3 for Microsoft.NETUser submitted
GGU-SETTLEGGU-SETTLEUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!