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Details of extension .cde

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cde file?
  • Which program can create the .cde file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cde format?
  • What can convert .cde files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cde extension?
CADKEY Dynamic Extension .cde file icon

CADKEY Dynamic Extension

The CDE file is a CADKEY Dynamic Extension. CADKEY is a 2D/3D Mechanical CAD software application released for various DOS, UNIX, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: CADKEY
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
CADKEY Document
CADKEY Part Document
CADKEY Template Document
CADKEY Organized Dialog Data
CADKEY Pattern Data
CADKEY Design Document

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Calendar Creator v2 Document
STK City Database Main File
Balder Multiboot Configuration
Affymetrix Chip Description File
TSP-INet Server CDR Data
ChemDraw Stationery Document
CADKEY Organized Dialog Data
CA-Clipper Workbench Application Data
VisionTools Pro-E Smart Graphic Configuration

The .cde filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sde (1), cdd (1), de (1), cce (1), dce (1), cwe (1), cre (1), cee (1), ce (1), cds (1), vde (1), cdf (1), fde (1), cd (1), dde (1)

Can't open a .cde file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cde

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