CMOD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cmod - Celestia Model

The CMOD data files are related to Celestia. The CMOD file is a Celestia Model. Celestia is a 3D astronomy program created by Chris Laurel. The program is based on the Hipparcos Catalogue (HIP) and allows users to travel through an extensive universe, modeled after reality, at any speed, in any direction, and at any time in history.

Data files
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Celestia Model related extensions:
Celestia CEL Script
Celestia Script File
Celestia Configuration Data
Celestia Simple Model Data
Celestia Binary Database
Celestia Deep Space Catalog

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

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

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

cmd, cmo, cmpd, cod, dmod, fmod, mod, smod, vmod, xmod

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BlackBerry COD Archive
ProModel Optimization Software Model
Age of Wushu 3D Model Data
3DVIA Virtools Behavioral Server Composition
Adobe Illustrator Flattening Module
Fortran Module

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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