PDT File Type

- The quick facts

What are PDT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PDT 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 PDT file?

A .PDT file is a PDT structure definition file. Through our analysis of PDT files, we know that one use of the format is PDT structure definition. 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 PDT files

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

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

Last updated: December 15, 2021

Other file formats using extension .PDT

While PDT structure definition is a popular type of PDT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PDT extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ProCite data (v5+

Through our analysis of PDT files, we know that one use of the format is ProCite data (v5+. 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 PDT openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Microsoft WordMicrosoft WordUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
AppAppUser submitted
WordPerfectWordPerfectUser submitted
PDF Maker PilotPDF Maker PilotUser submitted
GrahasGrahasUser submitted
PReS IDEPReS IDEUser submitted
DNVS.RMS.LM3.LM3aDNVS.RMS.LM3.LM3aUser submitted
Prog GuideProg GuideUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PDT-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 PDT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!