FDR File - opening and understanding

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

What is a FDR file?

A .FDR file is a Final Draft document file. Through our analysis of FDR files, we know that one use of the format is Final Draft document. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open FDR 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 FDR for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension FDR

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Final DraftFinal DraftUser submitted
FollettDigitalReaderFollettDigitalReaderUser submitted
FormFlowFormFlowUser submitted
Movie DraftMovie DraftUser submitted
Stitch&SewStitch&SewUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FDR-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 FDR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!