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CDE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cde - CADKEY Dynamic Extension

CDE file is a CADKEY Dynamic Extension. CADKEY is a 2D/3D Mechanical CAD software application released for various DOS, UNIX, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

.cde file format description:
CDE format description not yet available
Data files
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CADKEY Dynamic Extension related links:
CADKEY Dynamic Extension related extensions:
CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File
CADKEY Document
CADKEY Part Document

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

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

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

fde, cce, dde, cxe, cse, cfe, ced, cds, cdf, sde, cd, de, dce, cwe, cre

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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