CAT4D file format description

Many people often share .cat4d files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .cat4d files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cat4d files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cat4d files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .cat4d file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cat4d - Maxon Cinema 4D Catalog

The CAT4D data files are related to Maxon Cinema 4D. The CAT4D file is a Maxon Cinema 4D Catalog. Maxon Cinema 4D is a flexible and powerful modeling, animation, and rendering tool.

Application:Maxon Cinema 4D
Category:Data files
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Maxon Cinema 4D Catalog related extensions:

  • stt Streets & Trips Map Template
  • msf Miranda IM Skin
  • que CuteFTP Queue Data
  • ok Dot OK MD5 Hash
  • bck Backup Express Pro Data
  • rmskin Rainmeter Skin

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .cat4d file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .cat4d extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .cat4d files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .cat4d files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .cat4d 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .cat4d file

To set the .cat4d 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. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as 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 desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  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 .cat4d file association. Many applications can open .cat4d files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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