How to open UDF file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

UDF files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing UDF file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with UDF extension. However, it should be remembered that UDF file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Universal Disk Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning UDF files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with UDF extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Universal Disk Format

    .udf file extension

    Category: Disk Image (ISO) Files

    OS Software
    Windows Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Nero Multimedia Suite 10
    MagicISO MagicISO
    MAC OS Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Roxio Toast 10 Titanium
    Roxio Popcorn 4 Roxio Popcorn 4
  • Microsoft Excel User Defined Function Format

    .udf file extension

    Category: Executables

    OS Software
    Windows Microsoft Excel 2010 Microsoft Excel 2010
    MAC OS Microsoft Excel 2011 Microsoft Excel 2011

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from UDF files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning UDF extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning UDF extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the UDF file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports UDF file extension
  • UDF file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with UDF files


If UDF file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a UDF file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open UDF file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing UDF in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit UDF format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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