What is a .FDR File And How To Open It – Final Draft (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .fdr extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .fdr file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .FDR file?

The file extension .FDR is from Final Draft Document.The creator of this file extension is Final Draft. The file has the binary format, and it is a text related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .fdr file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .FDR file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .FDR file on various operating systems.

How to open a .FDR file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .fdr file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Final Draft software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Final Draft software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FDR file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Final Draft software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FDR file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .fdr file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Final Draft software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Final Draft.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FDR file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Final Draft software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .FDR file?

If you cannot open the .FDR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .FDR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .fdr – Windows. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .FDR file with the Final Draft program on Windows and Final Draft program on Mac.