What is a .OCD File And How To Open It – OCAD (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .ocd extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .ocd file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .OCD file?

The file extension .OCD is from OCAD Map File.The creator of this file extension is OCAD. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a GIS software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ocd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .OCD file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .OCD file on your operating system/device.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ocd file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OCAD software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is OCAD.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .OCD 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 OCAD software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .OCD file?

If you cannot open the .OCD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .OCD file.oce – Oracle, .oci – Portalgraphics, .ocimf – OCIMF, .ocr – URUSoft, .ocr – Nuance Communications. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .OCD file with the OCAD program on Windows.