Files with fdt extension might very well be templates for old versions of Final Draft screenwriting software-

There are 3 other file types using
the FDT file extension!

empty icon.fdt - FormDocs template

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Software that open fdt file

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FDT file extension - Final Draft template (version 5-7)

What is fdt file? How to open fdt files?

File type specification:

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File extension fdt was used for the default template format in earlier versions of Final Draft, a cross platform software for screen witters.

A typical .fdt file represents a template with predefined attributes and settings that was used to quickly create new scripts based on the it.

Replaced by fdtx format in version 8.

Updated: August 17, 2023

The default software associated to open fdt file:

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Company or developer:
Final Draft, Inc.

Final Draft is script writing software designed for professional writers. It is also able integrate training videos, presentations and audio to text documents.

Help how to open:

Only oldest versions of Final Draft can use these templates, modern version of the software no longer support it.

How to convert:

These templates could not be exported directly, but once applied to a new script, the resulting document could.

List of software applications associated to the .fdt 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 fdt file, edit fdt file, convert fdt file, view fdt file, play fdt 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 fdt files.

Software that open fdt file - Final Draft template (version 5-7)

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


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