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Details of extension .scad

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

OpenSCAD Script

The SCAD file is an OpenSCAD Script. OpenSCAD is a free software application for creating solid 3D CAD objects. It is not an interactive modeler, but rather a 3D-compiler. OpenSCAD reads from a script and renders a 3D model from it.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: OpenSCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
OpenSCAD Constructive Solid Geometry Model

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Autodesk QuickCAD Document
Claris CAD Data
SACD Image
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SCAR Script
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The .scad filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

scd (1), sca (1), sacd (1), cad (1), scar (1), sad (1), ccad (1)

Can't open a .scad file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.scad

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