SDR File

What are SDR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SDR 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 SDR file?

SDR files have multiple uses, and SmartDraw Drawing is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

SmartDraw Drawing

These SDR files contain drawings that have been created with the SmartDraw professional diagramming software application. SDR files can contain one of many different drawing types, including flowcharts, calendars, and mind maps.

The SDR file format is commonly used in business projects to create visual aids for presentations and reports. SDR files can also be imported into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project files.

How to open SDR files

We have identified one SDR opener that is compatible with this specific type of SDR file.

Programs that open SmartDraw Drawing files


Last updated: December 11, 2022

More file formats using the SDR extension

Through our research of SDR files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of SDR files. Remember, different programs may use SDR 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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