CKM file format description

Many people often share .ckm 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 .ckm files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .ckm files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .ckm files.

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ckm - Creation Kit Macro

The CKM development files are related to Creation Kit. The CKM file is a Creation Kit Macro. The Creation Kit is the editor used to create content for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Creation Kit
Development files
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Creation Kit Macro related extensions:
JForge Binary Code
Visual FoxPro Label
WebFOCUS Master File Description
Ruby ERB SQL Script
SAS 6 Catalog Data
BREW Application Resource File

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

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

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ck, ckl, ckn, clm, cm, cmk, cmm, com, dkm, kcm, km, skm, vkm, xkm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .ckm filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .ckm:

DISA STIG Checklist
Windows Command File
GTA San Andreas CLEO Custom Mission
ChessBase General Themes Key Data
SSEYO Koan Data
DynaComm Asynchronous Keyboard Mapping

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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