The file extension CCD is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is SlySoft CloneCD, but the file extension can also be created with VectorCAD or SmartWare. CCD files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension CCD is related to SlySoft CloneCD, the file is a disk image file type which contains data that is an exact copy of other files, programs, or applications. The disk image is copied to a CD for the purpose of backup or restoration at a later date. CCD files are the default extension which is created with the CloneCD application. SlySoft CloneCD is a disk imaging software application which is used to create backup files.
CCD files which are created with VectorCAD are a CAD file type that contains three dimensional illustrations, lines, shapes, and mathematical calculations used for machinery design. VectorCAD is a Computer Aided Design program used in the machinery and manufacturing industries.
If the CCD file extension is part of SmartWare, the file is a various data file type which is used with the SmartWare programming platform. This type of CCD file contains descriptors which are used to run the SmartWare application on the FairCom database engine. SmartWare is a programming application which contains office applications and communications platforms which are used for larger enterprises.
How to Open CCD Files
Since the CCD file extension is associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. CCD files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If the file extension CCD is related to CloneCD, you can open the file by inserting the disk into the CD/DVD drive and double clicking on the file. This type of CCD file can also be opened using Slysoft CloneCD or Virtual CloneDrive, which are disk imaging applications available on the SlySoft website. Both applications can be obtained as a free trial and are compatible with the Windows operating system.
CCD files which are created with CloneCD can also be opened using IsoBuster, which is a software application that is designed for recovering lost data. IsoBuster is available as a free trial on the IsoBuster website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
You can also opt to convert CCD disk image files to another format such as ISO for use with a broader range of disk imaging applications. There are a number of file conversion programs available on websites such as CNET, Softonic, and Softpedia, that will convert CCD disk image files for you.
CCD files that are created with VectorCAD can be opened using the VectorCAD Computer Aided Design application which is available on the VectorCAD website. VectorCAD can be obtained as a paid application and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X. CATIA is another application which will open CCD CAD files and is multiplatform commercial software available on the Dassault Systems website. CATIA is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
If the file extension CCD is part of SmartWare, you can open the file using SmartWare 4.5 in conjunction with the FairCom Client Server database engine. SmartWare 4.5 is available on the SmartWare website along with the manual and help file and is compatible with the Windows operating system.