how can i open a cdr file?

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how can i open a cdr file?

Post by luckyguy » Wed Jan 04, 2006 8:55 pm

i downloaded xnview but i still can not see crd files.

Please can anybody help me?

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Post by Clo » Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:01 pm

:) Hello !

- AFAIK and remember, some Corel Draw files could be opened, and some others couln't…
- There was a thread about this somewhere here, it's so old, please use the Search function of the board…

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Re: how can i open a cdr file?

Post by xnview » Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:26 am

luckyguy wrote:i downloaded xnview but i still can not see crd files.

Please can anybody help me?
XnView can only open cdr files with thumbnail
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Re: how can i open a cdr file?

Post by helmut » Thu Jan 05, 2006 8:19 am

xnview wrote:
luckyguy wrote:i downloaded xnview but i still can not see crd files.

Please can anybody help me?
XnView can only open cdr files with thumbnail
A bit more precise: XnView can only read and display the thumbnail preview embedded in the CDR file. The thumbnail is embedded by Corel Draw or Corel Photopaint, respectively, when saving the image. The thumbnail is optional, if it's not embedded you won't be able to see anything in XnView browser or image view. Quality of embedded thumbnail is comparatively low, sufficient for browsing but for viewing it's no good.
There's little XnView can do about it because CDR format is a proprietary vector format of Corel.

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- CorelDraw cdr files
- Problem opening .CDR files...

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Post by Clo » Thu Jan 05, 2006 8:38 am

:) Hello !

- The old *.cdr 4-BPP from the antiquated Corel 3.0 16-bit ARE opened in “View”.

- Some others from a bit newer versions (8-BPP) work too. I have a small set of such samples (in addition of the original Corel 3.0 4-BPP ones) given by some user(s) here.

- Certainly, the *.cdr which can't be displayed as "View" come from the newest Corel-versions…

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