Files with pdm extension can be found as old files used by earlier versions of Sybase PowerDesigner.

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

empty icon.pdm - Microsoft Visual Basic project information

empty icon.pdm - ProntoDoc for Word document template

empty icon.pdm - DeskMate program

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PDM file extension - PowerDesigner database

What is pdm file? How to open pdm files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

File extension pdm is mainly used for databases created with Sybase PowerDesigner - an enterprise modeling and design program which stores database information as well as references to other files, such as the database definition (xdb files) and model definition xem files.

The pdm files could also be opened with Quest Software's QDesigner, however it was discontinued in 2006.

Updated: September 30, 2022

The default software associated to open pdm file:

PowerDesigner icon

Sybase Inc. logoPowerDesigner  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Sybase Inc.

PowerDesigner is the industry-leading business process / data modeling software and metadata management solution for data architecture, information architecture and enterprise architecture. The latest release is version 16.

Help how to open:

Primarly software for pdm database is Sybase PowerDesigner.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to other database formats.

Find conversions from pdm file:

pdm to bpb

pdm to cdm

pdm to doc

pdm to jpg

pdm to xrl

File identification strings:

HEX code: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E
ASCII code: ?xml version=

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

Software that open pdm file - PowerDesigner database

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

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