.PCD File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .PCD file extension:

  1. Pokémon Wonder Card File
  2. Kodak Photo CD Image File
  3. Pure Component Data File

1. Pokémon Wonder Card File

Pokémon Wonder Card File
  • Developer Pokémon Mystery Gift Editor
  • Popularity
    3.6 (5 votes)
  • Category Game Files
  • Format Binary

Game file used by Pokémon games for the Nintendo DS portable gaming device; stores information for a Wonder Card, which can be contained in a "mystery gift" received from the in-game deliveryman at the Poké Mart; unlocks items and events in the game.

Wonder Card data is saved within Pokémon saved games (.SAV files), which are created on Nintendo DS cartridges. Pokesav and the Pokémon Mystery Gift Editor can edit PCD files, and Pokesav can import them into existing SAV files.

Software's name License Platforms
Pokémon Mystery Gift Editor Pokémon Mystery Gift Editor Free Windows
Pokesav Pokesav Free Windows

Updated: March 27, 2011

2. Kodak Photo CD Image File

Kodak Photo CD Image File

A PCD file is an image saved in the proprietary Kodak Photo CD (PCD) format. It stores a digital copy of an actual photograph that has been scanned using Kodak's photo processing hardware and stored on a compact disc (CD).

You can open PCD images with several applications, including IrfanView (Windows), XnViewMP (multiplatform), Corel PaintShop Pro (Windows), and Lemkesoft GraphicConverter (macOS).

You can convert PCD images to the JPEG format with the pcdtojpeg utility, XnViewMP, IrfanView, Corel PaintShop Pro, and Lemkesoft GraphicConverter.

Software's name License Platforms
ACD Systems ACDSee ACD Systems ACDSee Commercial Windows
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop Commercial iOSLinuxMacWindows
Corel PaintShop Pro Corel PaintShop Pro Commercial MacWindows
File Viewer for Android File Viewer for Android Free+ Android
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
IrfanView IrfanView Freeware Windows
Lemkesoft GraphicConverter Lemkesoft GraphicConverter Shareware Mac
pcdtojpeg pcdtojpeg Free MacWindows
Planamesa NeoOffice Planamesa NeoOffice Commercial Mac
XnViewMP XnViewMP Freeware LinuxMacWindows

Updated: October 22, 2020

3. Pure Component Data File

Pure Component Data File

Chemical data file created by ChemSep, a column simulator for distillation, extraction, and absorption operations; contains critical, molecular, EOS, T correlations, and other data for components, which include benzene, phenol, cyclohexanone, carbon dioxide, aniline, and bromobenzene.

Data recorded in the PCD file appears in the International System of Units (SI) except for molar amounts, which are recorded in kmol. You can view the data in ChemSep PCD files through the PCDmanager, which is accessible by selecting Databanks → Pure components data (PCD/PCT).

NOTE: Data in PCD files is stored in binary format, whereas .PCT files store data in text format.

Software's name License Platforms
AmsterCHEM COCO AmsterCHEM COCO Free Windows
ChemSep ChemSep Free Windows

Updated: March 16, 2016

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