SDC File Extension

SDC file icon
Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet
  • Developer
    Oracle
  • Popularity
    3 (4 votes)

What is SDC file?

SDC filename suffix is mostly used for Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet files. Oracle defined the Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet format standard. SDC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. SDC file belongs to the Spreadsheet Files category just like 90 other filename extensions listed in our database. Apache OpenOffice supports SDC files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 11 other tools may also be used. Software named Apache OpenOffice was created by Apache Software Foundation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SDC files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SDC file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open SDC files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. SDC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

How to open file with SDC extension?

Problems with accessing SDC may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Apache OpenOffice

Problems with opening and working with SDC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SDC files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Apache OpenOffice or different compatible program, such as LibreOffice, PlanMaker, PlanMaker Viewer. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Apache OpenOffice website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Apache OpenOffice

If you already have Apache OpenOffice installed on your systems and SDC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Apache OpenOffice installed, it may not support SDC format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Apache OpenOffice.

Step 3. Assign Apache OpenOffice to SDC files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SDC files with latest version of Apache OpenOffice you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the SDC file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Apache OpenOffice is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open SDC files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SDC file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Apache OpenOffice and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with SDC extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the SDC for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the SDC file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the SDC file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the SDC file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the SDC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the SDC file’s structure is intact

If the SDC file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the SDC file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Apache OpenOffice

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support SDC files. Close all running programs and try opening the SDC file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with SDC files affecting older versions of given software.

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