.SDC File Extension

A .SDC file is a Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet, created by Microsoft.

Open with Microsoft UnpackSDC. Available for Windows.

What is a .SDC file?

The file extension .SDC stands for Apache OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet, but it is also used in a different context as a compressed and encrypted file format. These .SDC files are primarily used for distributing software through the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA). This program allows academic institutions to provide software to students and faculty at reduced or no cost.

The .SDC files are often distributed using a system called ELMS, which stands for E-academy License Management System. ELMS helps schools and universities manage and distribute software packages securely and efficiently.

To open an .SDC file that is used for installing MSDNAA software, you typically need a specific program called Microsoft UnpackSDC. This program is designed to decrypt and decompress the .SDC files so that the software can be installed on your computer.

Additionally, there is another use of the .SDC file extension in the context of Android devices. In this scenario, .SDC files are used to store data for specific applications on the SD card of the device. For example, the .SDC file for the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary app might be located at /sdcard/Android/data/com.slovoed.oald/files/ on the Android device. This file contains data necessary for the app to function properly.

In summary, .SDC files can either be a type of file used by Apache OpenOffice Calc, a compressed and encrypted file for software distribution through MSDNAA, or a data storage file on Android devices. The context in which the .SDC file is used will determine how it should be opened and what program is needed to access its contents.


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