The csm file extension is related to the 3ds Max Character Studio Maker tool. A csm file contains markers for 3D character stores in ASCII text format.

There are 2 other file types using
the CSM file extension!

csm file icon.csm - Borland C++ precompiled header file

csm file icon.csm - Valve Steam game backup

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CSM file extension - 3ds Max Character Studio Maker file

What is csm file? How to open csm files?

File type specification:

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

The csm file extension is related to Character Studio Maker, part of Autodesk 3ds Max a 3D rendering software for Microsoft Windows.

A csm file contains ASCII text data which describe markers for a 3D characters.

The default software associated to csm file type:

3ds Max (3D Studio Max) icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo 3ds Max (3D Studio Max)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

3D Studio Max (3ds Max) is widely-used 3D animation software for professionals. It contains modeling capabilities, flexible plug-in architecture, scripting language etc. It is mostly used by computer game developers. It is also used to create movie visual effects. 3D Studio Max is only for Microsoft Windows.

Help how to open CSM files:

Use 3ds Max to open *.csm files created in the Character Studio Maker.

How to convert file with extension CSM:

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 software applications associated to the .csm 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 csm file, edit csm file, convert csm file, view csm file, play csm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the csm files.

  • Open csm file
  • Save csm file
  • Edit csm file
  • View csm file
  • Create csm file
  • Import csm file
  • Print csm file

Software that open csm file - 3ds Max Character Studio Maker file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open csm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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