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Details of extension .cur

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .cur file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .cur file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .cur files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. Windows Custom Cursor
  2. Oasys T/HIS Curve File

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Windows Custom Cursor

cur file - Windows Custom Cursor
The CUR file is a Windows Custom Cursor image.
Application: -
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: image/x-win-bitmap
Related extensions:
.pdp Adobe Photoshop PDF File
.dsx Micrografx Designer Graphic Data
.crw Canon Raw Image
.drw Micrografx Designer Drawing

Oasys T/HIS Curve File

cur file - Oasys T/HIS Curve File
The CUR file belongs to the Data category and works with Oasys T/HIS, being used as an Oasys T/HIS Curve File. Oasys T/HIS is an x/y plotting program. The developer is still actively supporting the Oasys T/HIS, likely. According to our data, Oasys T/HIS uses one more file types.
Application: Oasys T/HIS
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.xtf LS-DYNA Extra Time History Database
.d3plot Oasys D3PLOT Data
.bdf Oasys T/HIS Bulk Data File
.thf LS-DYNA Time History Database

The .cur file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .cur extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .cur file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.ucr MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report Data
.cr CRiSP Macro File
.xur Xbox 360 User Interface Binary Data
.chr Atari 8-bit Blazing Paddles Font
.cue CDRWIN Cue Sheet File
.cuf Turbo C Utilities Form Definition

The .cur extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .cur filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

ucr (1), cr (1), xur (1), chr (1), cue (1), cuf (1), cru (1), cyr (1), ur (1), sur (1)

Having trouble opening a .cur file?

If you want to open a .cur file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .cur association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cur

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android