C4D file format description

Many people share .c4d files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .c4d file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .c4d files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.c4d - Clonk 4 Object Definition

The C4D game data files are related to Clonk 4. The C4D file is a Clonk 4 Object Definition. Clonk is a multiplayer action game in which you control clonks, small but witty and nimble humanoid beings.

Clonk 4
Game Data files
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Clonk 4 Object Definition related extensions:
IL-2 Sturmovik Track Data
Zoid Commando Player Data
Quake Uncompiled Map Data
Need for Speed Track Data
FIFA 2001 Game Environment Data
Dragon Age: Origins Game Data

.mc4d - Maxon Cinema 4D Object

The MC4D data files are related to Maxon Cinema 4D. The MC4D file is a Maxon Cinema 4D Object. Maxon Cinema 4D is a flexible and powerful modeling, animation, and rendering tool.

Maxon Cinema 4D
Data files
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Maxon Cinema 4D Object related extensions:
USBlyzer Captured Data
ProCite Database Index
SketchEl Molecule Data
Amiga MUI Preference Class Data
Sony PlayStation 3 Radio Player Preset Data
Lotus Notes Full Text Index Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .c4d file extension. Even harmful programs can create .c4d files. Be especially cautious with .c4d files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .c4d 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 .c4d file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

4d, c4, c4f, c4s, c4v, cd, cd4, ced, crd, ctd, s4d

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

EEGLAB Channel Data
Sony ClickToDvd Project
Cherrytree XML Data
Edmics Image
Clonk 4 Script
Visual Studio Class Diagram

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