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 file

empty icon.cdf - Microsoft Channel Definition Format

empty icon.cdf - Unidata Network Common Data form file

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

empty icon.cdf - MicroSim PCBoard component description file

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

empty icon.cdf - Computable Document Format

empty icon.cdf - GSFC Common Data Format

empty icon.cdf - Affymetrix chip definition data

empty icon.cdf - CryENGINE character definition

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CDF file extension - Content definition data

What is cdf file? How to open cdf files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The cdf file extension is associated with applications, that are developed by the ECMG, LLC.

The cdf file contains data in XML format. It used to exchange data between repositories or organizations.

This cdf file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: November 14, 2018

The default software associated to open cdf file:

ECMG Reader  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
ECMG, LLC

ECMG Reader is used to review, audit, and test ECMG's Content Definition (CDF) and Content Transformation (CTF) files.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cdf file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 - Content definition data

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

Microsoft Windows:

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