>> ACAD file

ACAD file format description

Many people share .acad files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .acad file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .acad files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.acad - Autodesk AutoCAD Database

The ACAD data files are related to Autodesk AutoCAD. ACAD file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Database. AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application developed and marketed by AutoDesk.

Autodesk AutoCAD
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .acad file extension. Even harmful programs can create .acad files. Be especially cautious with .acad files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .acad file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .acad file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aad, aca, acd, cad

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Sony ACID Pro Project
MODTRAN ACD Spectral Output File
Atlantis Word Processor Document Backup
Microsoft Agent Character Animation
Autodesk QuickCAD Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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