CSGRAD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.csgrad - Visual Studio Gradients Data

The CSGRAD development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The CSGRAD file is a Visual Studio Gradients Data. Microsoft Visual Studio is a software development environment built on the .NET Framework that is designed for managing projects and development work in a variety of languages.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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Visual Studio Gradients Data related extensions:
Laird smartBASIC Compiled Bytecode
Turing Include File
GCC Dependency File
Game Maker 4.x Data
neatComponents Data
JavaCC Grammar File

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

Can't open a .csgrad 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.

Operating systems

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