CRY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cry - CryENGINE Map Data

The CRY game data files are related to CryENGINE. The CRY file is a CryENGINE Map Data. CryEngine is a game engine designed by Crytek.

Game Data files
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CryENGINE Map Data related extensions:
CryENGINE Character Data
CryENGINE Character Parameters
CryENGINE Project
CryENGINE Facial Editor Sequence
CryENGINE Facial Expression Library
CryENGINE IK Animation

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

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

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

cdy, cr, crg, crh, crt, cru, cty, cy, cyr, dry, fry, rcy, xry

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Crysis Game Data
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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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