Files with the ckd extension can be found as CAD design files from the CADKEY software.

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Software that open ckd file

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CKD file extension - CADKEY design

What is ckd file? How to open ckd files?

File type specification:

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

File extension ckd is associated with the CADKEY, a 2D and 3D CAD software for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by Kubotek USA.

A .ckd file stores design file, including wireframe, geometry and other parts of CAD designs.

Used in the latest versions of CADKEY, before it was acquired by Kubotek and rebranded as KeyCreator in 2003. So different versions of CKD Format most likely eexists.

Updated: August 31, 2023

The default software associated to open ckd file:


Kubotek USA Inc. logoCADKEY  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:

Primarly use CADKEY/KeyCreator to open and work with the .ckd design files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to other CAD formats.

Find conversions from ckd file:

ckd to prt

Find converter to ckd file type:

ckt to ckd

prt to ckd

ptn to ckd

x_t to ckd

List of software applications associated to the .ckd file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ckd file, edit ckd file, convert ckd file, view ckd file, play ckd 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 ckd files.

Software that open ckd file - CADKEY design

Programs supporting the exension ckd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ckd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ckd file by default:
CADKEY small icon CADKEY
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