CAE file format description
Many people share .cae files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cae file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cae files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cae - Abaqus/CAE Model Database
CAE file is an Abaqus/CAE Model Database. Abaqus/CAE provides an integrated modeling (preprocessing) and visualization (postprocessing) environment for the analysis products.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cae file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cae files. Be especially cautious with .cae files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cae 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cae file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ace, fae, cze, cwe, cea, cas, caf, ca3, ae, sae, dae, cxe, cqe, caw, car
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- RailWorks ACE Texture
- Microsoft Office File Access Engine File
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