PD4 File Type

- The quick facts

What are PD4 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PD4 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PD4 file?

Files with the .pd4 extension are used by the Windows Photo Gallery software application. Windows Photo Gallery allows users to view, manage and edit digital photos and videos. The PD4 files contain metadata information describing the images and videos including the name of the file, the file properties and the thumbnail information. These files do not contain the actual photo or video files themselves.

The .pd4 file extension is also used for DFSee partition table and boot sector backup files.

How to open PD4 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PD4 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PD4 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different PD4 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 22, 2012

Suggest another file format using extension PD4

While we know of one file format using the .PD4 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 .PD4 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PD4 files. Remember, different programs may use PD4 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 PD4-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 PD4-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!