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File Extension SDR

The file extension SDR is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Dell Support, QuickView Pro, SmartDraw, Smart Diary Suite, and Mime Application/Sounder. SDR files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.

If the file extension SDR is related to Dell Support, the file is a various file type which is used for Dell technical support for Dell PCs. Dell Support SDR files are located in the main directory on a Dell device and contain system information which is used as a reference for technical support.

SDR files that are associated with QuickView Pro are a system file type which contains driver information for QuickView soundcards. QuickView Pro is a software application produced by Multimediaware which provides a way to play multimedia files on a DOS (Disk Operating System) based PC.

If the SDR file extension is created with SmartDraw, the file is a graphics file type which integrates with Microsoft Office documents and applications. This type of SDR file contains graphics which are used with presentations or to describe numerical data generated in a spreadsheet application. SmartDraw is a visual processing software application produced by SmartDraw, Inc. which provides a way to create high quality graphics that can be exported into Microsoft Office applications.

SDR files that are part of Smart Diary Suite are a data file type which contains personal information structured in a personal organizer format. Smart Diary Suite is a personal organizer software application produced by Programming Sunrise which organizes personal data in one location.

SDR files which are defined as a Mime application/sounder file are an audio file type that can be created with a variety of media applications. This type of SDR file is used in conjunction with media applications that use audio and video playback.

How to Open SDR Files

Since the file extension SDR can be opened using a broad range of 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. SDR files vary in content, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

SDR files that are associated with Dell Support are not meant to be opened manually. Opening this file type manually can result in an accidental modification of the contents which can cause problems when trying to correct issues with a Dell PC. This type of SDR file is meant to be used in conjunction with the Dell Support Center.

If the file extension SDR is part of QuickView Pro, the file is meant to be used with the QuickView Pro software application since it is a system file type. QuickView Pro 2.58 and QuickView 1.03b support multiple video audio and video formats and can be obtained on the Multmediaware website. Both applications are designed for use with a DOS-based PC.

SDR files which are created with SmartDraw can be opened using the SmartDraw software application which is available in a paid version on the SmartDraw website. SmartDraw is compatible with the Windows operating system.

You can also opt to open SmartDraw files using Microsoft Office simply by importing the SDR file into the appropriate Office application. SmartDraw files can be used with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Mime application/sounder SDR files should be opened using the media application they are associated with. If you are uncertain of the file origin, you can try converting the SDR file to another audio format using a file conversion program. There are a variety of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET, Softonic, and Softpedia which will convert SDR files for you.

You can also opt to use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion. Simply log onto the Zamzar website, browse for the SDR file you want to convert, choose a new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.