The cde file extension is related to the CADKEY a 2D CAD software developed by Kubotek. The *.cde file stores dynamic extension file format.

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CDE file extension - CADKEY dynamic extension file format

What is cde file? How to open cde files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The cde file extension is associated with CADKEY Wireframe, a 2D CAD software very popular in 90s and developed by KuboTek. The program is now known as KeyCreator.

A *.cde file is used for dynamic extension file format used by the program.

The default software associated to cde file type:


Kubotek USA Inc. logo CADKEY  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Kubotek USA Inc.

CADKEY is modeling application used to create 2D and 3D CAD mechanical designs. In late 2003, Kubotek Corporation acquired the CADKEY technology and replaced the CADKEY product line with KeyCreator.

Help how to open CDE files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open files with this particular extension. However, you can usually open or import 3D graphics files to various 3D modeling tools or engineering programs. Each program has it's own set of supported formats, so it's always worthwhile to check it's developer websites for available options.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open CAD and other 3D graphic files

How to convert file with extension CDE:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .cde file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open cde file, edit cde file, convert cde file, view cde file, play cde file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Settings cde file

Settings file type for software that use cde file - CADKEY dynamic extension file format

Click on the link to get more information about CADKEY for settings cde file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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