.pdm

File Type 1 Generic IconVB Project Information File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Text file containing one or more scripts along with information about the packaging and deployment of a Visual Basic (VB) application; includes all necessary files, installation locations, and the name of the script(s).

When additional deployment packages are created for a project. New package/deployment scripts are written to the beginning of the project's PDM file.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Visual Basic

IconEdit with a text editor

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconPowerDesigner Database File
File Format Proprietary (Sybase)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Database created with Sybase PowerDesigner, an enterprise modeling and design program; stores database information as well as references to other files, such as the database definition (.XDB) file and model definition (.XEM) files.

PDM files can also be opened with Quest Software's QDesigner, which was discontinued in 2006.

Open With
Windows

IconSybase PowerDesigner

IconQuest Software QDesigner

Updated 2007
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