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What are PDD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PDD file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PDD files.

What is a PDD file?

PDD files have multiple uses, and Adobe PhotoDeluxe Image is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Adobe PhotoDeluxe Image File

PhotoDeluxe was an image editing program developed by Adobe. It was discontinued in 2002 and replaced by Adobe Photoshop Elements. The PDD images created with PhotoDeluxe are similar to Adobe Photoshop PSD files and contain images and effects that can be modified in layers.

How to open PDD files

We have identified four PDD openers that are compatible with this specific type of PDD file.

Programs that open Adobe PhotoDeluxe Image files

Last updated: July 30, 2023

All known file formats using extension .PDD

While Adobe PhotoDeluxe Image File is a popular type of PDD-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PDD file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Psion Physical Device Driver

We know that one PDD format is Psion Physical Device Driver. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home EditionAdobe PhotoDeluxe Home EditionUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Adobe PhotoDeluxe Business EditionAdobe PhotoDeluxe Business EditionUser submitted
Photomania DeluxePhotomania DeluxeUser submitted
Adobe ImageReadyAdobe ImageReadyDiscontinued
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
ThumbsPlusThumbsPlusUser submitted
BS PictureBS PictureUser submitted
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted

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