CMAP file format description

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

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cmap - CmapTools Concept Map

The CMAP data files are related to CmapTools. The CMAP file is a CmapTools Concept Map. CmapTools is a free application for generating concept maps, mind maps which represent knowledge models.

Category:Data files
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CmapTools Concept Map related extensions:

  • xcm Concept Map
  • xtm CmapTools Exported Topic Map

.cmap - The Escapists Custom Prison Map Data

The CMAP game data files are related to The Escapists. The CMAP file is a The Escapists Custom Prison Map Data. The Escapists is a strategy game played from a top-down perspective.

Application:The Escapists
Category:Game Data files
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The Escapists Custom Prison Map Data related extensions:

  • gc Galactic Conquest Saved Game
  • rof Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Animation File
  • lkp This War of Mine Custom Content Data
  • wad Doom Data File
  • sv Roland Garros Tennis SV Data
  • ssa Empire Earth Custom Assets Data

.cmap - Hex Workshop Color Map

The CMAP data files are related to Hex Workshop. The CMAP file is a Hex Workshop Color Map. The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Windows.

Application:Hex Workshop
Category:Data files
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Hex Workshop Color Map related extensions:

  • kor Windows Korean Noise-word List
  • nsf Lotus Notes Data
  • pka Cisco Packet Tracer Activity File
  • xlx SAP BO Xcelsius Add-On Package
  • smv Snes9x Captured Video
  • icm Image Color Matching Profile

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .cmap 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 .cmap file

To set the .cmap 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 .cmap file association. Many applications can open .cmap files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .cmap 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. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

camp, cap, chap, cma, cmp, dmap, fmap, map, smap, vmap, xmap

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cmap 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 .cmap:

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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