What are PDA files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PDA 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 PDA file?
The .pda file extension is used for a 3D graphics and CAD (computer aided design) file format. Also called Autodesk pond outflow data files, the PDA file format was created by Autodesk, Inc. This company develops CAD / CAM / CAE tools. The software that uses the .pda file format is AutoCAD Civil. This is a CAD program for Windows PCs, which was also developed by Autodesk, Inc.The content of a PDA file mainly consists of 3D graphics and CAD images that are associated with pond outflow data diagrams. These are normally included in an AutoCAD Civil project. These are saved in a file with the .pda file extension. These PDA files are used by the AutoCAD Civil software as resources whenever a user is working on the associated project output file in this program.AutoCAD Civil can be used to open these .pda files. This software can also be used to create and modify a PDA file. There are no known applications that can be used to export these .pda files to other 3D graphics file formats.
How to open PDA files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PDA file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PDA file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested eight different PDA openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 11, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PDA files. Remember, different programs may use PDA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|The Print Shop||User submitted|
|Print Shop Deluxe||User submitted|
|SoftMax Pro||User submitted|
|Accident Reconstruction Professional||User submitted|
|Protocase Designer||User submitted|
|Sol Solution Panda||User submitted|
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