Files with cdr file extension are graphics files saved in special, proprietary format from CorelDRAW. It is used for artworks, rich documents or even simple logos.
There are 3 other file types using
the CDR file extension!
.cdr - RAW CD-format audio
.cdr - Apple Final Cut Pro CD or DVD master image file
.cdr - Bosch Crash Data Retrieval data file
Software that works with cdr file extension
CDR file extension - CorelDRAW vector or bitmap graphics
What is cdr file? How to open cdr files?
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File extension cdr is best know for its use for the main graphics format used in CorelDRAW, a vector graphics editor developed and sold by Corel Corporation.
The cdr file contains usually vector images, but may also be used for complex artworks or documents.
The CDR file format is proprietary and only used Corel programs. 3rd party apps usually only support or use some previous versions of the format.
Older versions of CorelDRAW also used CDR format for pretty much any graphic, so in certain cases some ancient .cdr files can be bitmaps.
A popular alternative and main competition for CorelDRAW is Adobe Illustrator
Similar widespread file format and competition graphic software for CorelDraw is Adobe Illustrator (ai file extension).
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A set of tools for graphics designers. With CorelDraw Graphics Suite designers can create vector illustrations, page layout, brouchures, web sites, retouch photos, convert bitmap images and vector images. CorelDraw Graphics Suite is available only for Microsoft Windows.
Corel Graphics Suite contains:
- Corel PHOTO-PAINT
- Corel PowerTRACE
- Corel CONNECT
- Corel Website Creator
- Corel CAPTURE
List of software applications associated to the .cdr file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open cdr file, edit cdr file, convert cdr file, view cdr file, play cdr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cdr files.
- Open cdr file
- Edit cdr file
- View cdr file
- Create cdr file
- Import cdr file
Software that open cdr file - CorelDRAW vector or bitmap graphics
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