STD File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a STD file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .STD files.

What is a STD file?

The .std file extension is used for a plugin file format that was developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. These STD files may be found in directories of Windows PCs or Mac computers where Adobe Acrobat is installed. Also known as Adobe Acrobat Exchange files, these .std files contain data that is related to the functions of the Adobe Acrobat Exchange applet.An STD file stores vital information that is related to how Adobe Acrobat Exchange processes and exports PDF (Portable Document Format) files to other document output formats. The Adobe Acrobat Exchange software was created by Adobe Systems, Inc. to allow users to quickly and easily create, edit and export PDF files.These .std files can be installed in Adobe Acrobat. An STD file is not meant to be opened. It is not recommended to tamper with these .std files, in order to ensure that these Adobe Acrobat plugins can continue to work properly.

How to open STD files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension STD for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension STD

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of STD files. Remember, different programs may use STD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file. DrawUser submitted BaseUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
LibreOffice DrawLibreOffice DrawUser submitted
StarOffice DrawStarOffice DrawUser submitted
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SureThing CD Labeler DeluxeSureThing CD Labeler DeluxeUser submitted
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Label Design StudioLabel Design StudioUser submitted
OOo4Kids DrawOOo4Kids DrawUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with STD-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 STD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!