PCD File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PCD file?

A .PCD file is a Kodak PhotoCD bitmap file. Through our analysis of PCD files, we know that one use of the format is Kodak PhotoCD bitmap. 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 PCD 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 PCD for different purposes. We have identified 1 PCD opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of PCD file.

Programs that open these files

ACDSeeACDSeeVerified
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!

Other file formats using extension .PCD

While Kodak PhotoCD bitmap is a popular type of PCD-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .PCD extension.

The PCD file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a PCD opener may not be able to open all kinds of PCD files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited PCD viewer.

Point Cloud Data

Through our analysis of PCD files, we know that one use of the format is Point Cloud Data. 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.

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

Pure Compound Data

Through our analysis of PCD files, we know that one use of the format is Pure Compound Data. 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.

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
Microsoft Picture ItMicrosoft Picture ItUser submitted
Microsoft Photo EditorMicrosoft Photo EditorUser submitted
Paint Shop ProPaint Shop ProUser submitted
PhotoImpactPhotoImpactUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
CorelDRAWCorelDRAWUser submitted
Ulead Photo ExplorerUlead Photo ExplorerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PCD-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 PCD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!