Assuming that, for some reason, double-clicking the file isn't working - I
forgot possibly the easiest method of opening the .cdr file:
Right click on the file and use the "open With" option to select the
DiskImageMounter (default) - which should be the first option.
Neil R. Houghton
Albany, Western Australia
Tel: +61 8 9841 6063
on 18/10/16 12:06, Neil Houghton at n...@possumology.com wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> A lot of online hints about opening .cdr files are actually referring to
> CorelDRAW files (which also used the .cdr extension) - so don't get confused
> by these.
> As Ronni has already said, YOUR .cdr file is a type of disk image - so first
> you need to open it and mount the disk.
> Again, as Ronni said, you would normally just double-click the file to open
> it and mount the disk - you have not said if you have tried this and, if so,
> what the outcome was.
> If double clicking does not work, it is possible that, at some point, some
> other program has been set as the default to open cdr - either system wide
> or just for this file - you can check this by doing a "get info" on the file
> and seeing what it says in the "open with" section - I would expect:
> DiskImageMounter (default)
> If it says something else, you have a couple of options:
> Use the "Get Info" window to change the file to be opened with
> DiskImageMounter OR
> Open the Disk Utility program and use the "Open Disk Image" command to
> open the .cdr file
> At this point Finder should show you a mounted disc, created from the .cdr
> file. If not report back.
> You can now use Finder to examine just what the mounted disk contains and
> take it from there. Ronni has already given you some suggestions here.
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