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CAD file format description

CAD file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with CAD files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the CAD file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing CAD files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Autodesk QuickCAD Document

The CAD file is categorized under Document. It is associated with Autodesk AutoSketch, serving as a Autodesk QuickCAD Document. Autodesk QuickCAD is a user friendly 2D drafting program. As of September 30, 2004, Autodesk no longer offers QuickCAD 8 software, nor is Autodesk planning any more releases of QuickCAD. Visit the website of Autodesk AutoSketch for a detailed description of the CAD format.

Application:Autodesk AutoSketch
Category:Document files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
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Autodesk QuickCAD Document related extensions

  • xwf OmniPage Workflow
  • ard Alphacam Router Drawing
  • flx MicroSurvey CAD Drawing
  • eop Everyone Piano Music Score File

#2 BobCAD-CAM CAD Document

The CAD file is categorized under Document. It is associated with BobCAD-CAM, serving as a BobCAD-CAM CAD Document. BobCAD-CAM is a powerful and easy-to-use suite of modular cad-cam software product. Visit the website of BobCAD-CAM for a detailed description of the CAD format.

Application:BobCAD-CAM
Category:Document files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
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BobCAD-CAM CAD Document related extensions

  • bbcd BobCAD-CAM Document
  • millpst BobCAD-CAM Post Processor Data

Did someone accidentally misspell the CAD filename?

The CAD filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

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Windows can't open your CAD file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this CAD file.

To set the CAD file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set CAD file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle CAD files with care

Exercise caution when handling CAD files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar CAD files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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