There are 12 other file types using
the CDF file extension!

empty icon.cdf - Comma Delimited Data Format

empty icon.cdf - Cyberspace Description Format

empty icon.cdf - InstallShield components definition

empty icon.cdf - Microsoft Channel Definition Format

empty icon.cdf - Unidata Network Common Data form

cdf icon.cdf - Nominal Small Business Accounting Software company data

empty icon.cdf - MicroSim PCBoard component description

empty icon.cdf - Xilinx Integrated Software environment chain description file

empty icon.cdf - Content definition data

empty icon.cdf - GSFC Common Data Format

empty icon.cdf - Affymetrix chip definition data

empty icon.cdf - CryENGINE character definition

CDF file extension - Computable Document Format

What is cdf file? How to open cdf files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension cdf is also used for the Computable Document Format, an electronic document format created to offer users easy authoring of dynamically generated interactive content.

This includes things like calculations, graphs, and other interactive elements. CDF files are used in a variety of fields, including education, research, and engineering, to create interactive textbooks, reports, and presentations.

The format was developed by Wolfram Research and is mainly used in their software products.

Updated: January 24, 2024

The default software associated to open cdf file:

Wolfram CDF Player icon

Wolfram Research, Inc. logoWolfram CDF Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Wolfram Research, Inc.

Formerly known as Mathematica Player, Wolfram CDF player allows users to to open and interact with Mathematica files (.nb and .nbp) and Computable Document Format (.cdf) files.

Help how to open:

Wolfram CDF player is able to open and work with the .cdf files.

How to convert:

Static view of these interactive documents can be export to PDF.

Find conversions from cdf file:

cdf to pdf

List of software applications associated to the .cdf file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open cdf file, edit cdf file, convert cdf file, view cdf file, play cdf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cdf files.

Software that open cdf file - Computable Document Format

Programs supporting the exension cdf on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open cdf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with cdf file by default:
Wolfram CDF Player small icon Wolfram CDF Player
Other suggested software:
Mathematica small icon Mathematica

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