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CMAKE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cmake - CMake Script

The CMAKE development files are related to CMake. The CMAKE file is a CMake Script. CMake is an open-source, cross-platform family of tools designed to build, test and package software.

Development files
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CMake Script related extensions:
Eureka Internal Data
GameWeaver Executable
Python Egg Metadata
Python Egg Package
Python Egg Link
ZTerm Script

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

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

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Xcode Make File
Drush Makefile

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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