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CUBE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cube - Gaussian Cube Data

CUBE file is a Gaussian Cube Data. Gaussian is an electronic structure programs. Designed to model a broad range of molecular systems under a variety of conditions, it performs its computations starting from the basic laws of quantum mechanics.

.cube file format description:
CUBE format
Application:
Gaussian
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
cub
Gaussian Cube Data related links:
-
Gaussian Cube Data related extensions:
.chk
Gaussian Checkpoint File
.d2e
Gaussian Two-Electron Integral Derivative File
.fch
Gaussian Formatted Checkpoint File
.gjf
Gaussian Input Data
.int
Gaussian Two-Electron Integral File
.rwf
Gaussian Read-Write File

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

Can't open a .cube 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:

example.cube

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 .cube file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cbe, cub, cue

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.cbe
ChessBase Team Index
.cub
ISIS 2 Cube
.cue
CDRWIN Cue Sheet File
.cub
Gaussian Cube Data

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