Files with sd extension are used for a chemistry software called MDL Draw. They include structure data used by MDL.

There are 6 other file types using
the SD file extension!

sd - Entropic sound data format

sd - Sound Designer I audio

empty - Mechanical Toys drawing

empty - Simple Diary saved diary

empty - Train Simulator shape definition

empty - ArcGIS compiled service definition data

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SD file extension - MDL Molfile MDL structure data file

What is sd file? How to open sd files?

File type specification:

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The sd file extension is related to a chemistry software which was originally developed by Symyx Technologies, Inc. An *.sd file contains structure data file used by MDL.

MIME: chemical/x-mdl-sdfile

The default software associated to open sd file:

MDL Draw picture or screenshot

Symyx Technologies, Inc. logoMDL Draw  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symyx Technologies, Inc.

MDL Draw stores drawing capabilities make it convenient and simple for scientists to draw structures and queries for searching, registration and collaboration. Scientists can quickly create images for presentations, reports and scientific papers. MDL Draw is compatible with MDL ISIS/Draw and can be used with ISlS applications.

Help how to open:

Use MDL Draw or similar program to open files with sd extension.

How to convert:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

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

Software that open sd file - MDL Molfile MDL structure data file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with sd file by default:
MDL Draw
Other suggested software:
Discovery Studio

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