Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .cad

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cad file?
  • Which program can create the .cad file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cad format?
  • What can convert .cad files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cad extension?
.cad
Autodesk QuickCAD Document .cad file icon

Autodesk QuickCAD Document

The CAD file is a Autodesk QuickCAD Document. Autodesk QuickCAD is a user friendly 2D drafting program. As of September 30, 2004, Autodesk no longer offers QuickCAD 8 software, nor is Autodesk planning any more releases of QuickCAD.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk AutoSketch
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Universal 3D File
.cad
BobCAD-CAM CAD Document .cad file icon

BobCAD-CAM CAD Document

The CAD file is a BobCAD-CAM CAD Document. BobCAD-CAM is a powerful and easy-to-use suite of modular cad-cam software product.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: BobCAD-CAM
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
BobCAD-CAM Document
BobCAD-CAM Post Processor Data

Other types of files may also use the .cad file extension. If you have helpful information about .cad extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .cad filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

car (1), cae (1), vad (1), ca (1), fad (1), acd (1), czd (1), cwd (1), cd (1), caw (1), cas (1), caf (1), xad (1), cac (1), sad (1)

Can't open a .cad file?

If you want to open a .cad file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cad association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cad

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android