FDC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a FDC file?

Files that contain the .fdc file extension are most commonly used by the AutoCAD computer aided drawing software application. The FDC files that are used by this software contain the definitions and field information for fields that are used within a project that has been created with the software.

The McAfee anti-virus software also uses the .fdc file suffix. The McAfee program protects users from spyware, malware and other Internet threats. The FDC files that are used by this program contain the sniffer files that are used by the program to detect viruses and other malware on a user’s PC.

How to open FDC 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 FDC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different FDC openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension FDC

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of FDC files. Remember, different programs may use FDC 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FDC-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 FDC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!