Chemical information file created by ChemDraw, a molecule editing program suite for Macintosh and Windows platforms; stores molecular data in a tagged binary format; used for storing accurate chemical drawings.
CDX files store information such as atoms, bonds, fragments, arrows, and text.
The CDX format is the native format used by ChemDraw. Another format called CDXML (.CDXML files) is used for exporting and exchanging CDX data in an XML format.
File created by CorelDRAW, a vector-graphics editing program included with the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite software package; contains a compressed .CDR drawing file; used to reduce the storage space required for a drawing.
CDX files are useful for sending smaller files over email, or for archiving drawings on external media.
XML diagram file created by ConceptDraw PRO, a technical drawing program; stores the XML version of a binary .CDD file; used for transferring drawing information in an XML exchange format, which is easier to read than the binary version.