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WDCD File Extension

Word 5 For Mac Custom Dictionary
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Category
    Document Files
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What is WDCD file?

WDCD filename suffix is mostly used for Word 5 For Mac Custom Dictionary files. Word 5 For Mac Custom Dictionary format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files with WDCD extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS platform. WDCD file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the Document Files category. The software recommended for managing WDCD files is Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about WDCD files or the Microsoft Word software program.

Programs which support WDCD file extension

The following listing features WDCD-compatible programs. WDCD files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support WDCD file

How to open file with WDCD extension?

Being unable to open files with WDCD extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with WDCD extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with WDCD files.

Step 1. Install Microsoft Word software

Install software to open WDCD file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening WDCD files is that no program that can handle WDCD files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Microsoft Word. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WDCD files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Microsoft Word installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Microsoft Word to the latest version

Update software that support file extension WDCDIf the problems with opening WDCD files still occur even after installing Microsoft Word, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Word is available. 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 Microsoft Word installed, it may not support WDCD format. The latest version of Microsoft Word should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WDCD files to Microsoft Word

If you have the latest version of Microsoft Word installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WDCD on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with WDCD file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the WDCD file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Microsoft Word is installed, check the Always use this app to open WDCD files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with WDCD file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the WDCD file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Microsoft Word and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with WDCD extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the WDCD file is complete and free of errors

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

Check WDCD file for viruses
1. The WDCD may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the WDCD is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the WDCD file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the WDCD file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with WDCD extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the WDCD file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with WDCD extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Microsoft Word

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Word 5 For Mac Custom Dictionary files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle WDCD files.

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