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UPD file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .upd file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .upd file?
  • What program do I need to open a .upd file?
  • How can the .upd file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .upd files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .upd?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .upd extension?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

Program Update Information

UPD file is a Program Update Information. The .upd file contains written information about a program update that has been installed on your computer.
UPD format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Notepad
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
UPD aliases:
UPD related links:
UPD related extensions:
Plain Text Document

Readme Text

Unicode Text File

Other types of files may also use the .upd file extension.

The .upd file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pd, hpd, upx, ups, upf, upc, udp, pud, kpd, ipd, upv, upr, upe, uld, ud

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Paradox Database
FlexiSIGN 5 Plotter Document
Male MRI Image
HotDocs PDF Document
VisualBoy Advance UPS Patch File
Ultimate Paint Graphics Editor Plugin
BlackBerry Phone Backup
UniversalPlantViewer Configuration Data
UPStart Export Data
Warcraft II Game Data

Can't open a .upd file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .upd file association, check the FAQ.

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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