Colectica Reader - The Free DDI 3 Viewer


Colectica Reader is a free tool to view DDI 3 metadata.

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Colectica Reader runs on Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 v1607 and above.
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View DDI 3 Metadata

Use Colectica Reader to view your DDI 3 metadata from Colectica Designer, Colectica Questionnaires, or other DDI applications.

Validate DDI 3 Files

Colectica Reader performs multiple levels of validation on your DDI 3 metadata.

  • Ensure your metadata validates against the DDI 3 XML schema
  • Ensure all references point to items that exist

Learn more about Colectica Reader's DDI validation tools.

Friendly XML Viewer

Colectica Reader displays your XML with helpful syntax highlighting and hierarchical folding, making it easier to find what you are looking for.

Don't have DDI?

No problem. Learn how the rest of the Colectica platform enables you to create DDI metadata without any knowledge of XML, or view some DDI samples.

Or, contact us about our metadata consulting, metadata preparation, or custom development services.