A cre file extension is related to the Infinity Engine and used for its creature files.

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CRE file extension - Infinity Engine creature data

What is cre file? How to open cre files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The cre file extension is associated with the Infinity Engine, a video gaming engine used by Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and other computer games developed by BioWare.

The cre file describes a game creature. Creatures can move, have an animation, hold items, run scripts, cast spells and initiate dialog.

The default software associated to open cre file:

Baldur's Gate icon

BioWare logoBaldur's Gate  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Baldur's Gate is a famous computer role-playing game created by BioWare and released in 1998.

Help how to open:

You cannot open this file type manually, it is accessed by the game automatically.

How to convert:

These games files cannot be converted to anything else. However, sometimes modding.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .cre 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 cre file, edit cre file, convert cre file, view cre file, play cre file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cre file - Infinity Engine creature data

Click on the software link for more information about Baldur's Gate. Baldur's Gate uses cre file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with cre file by default:
Baldur's Gate small icon Baldur's Gate
Other suggested software:
Baldur's Gate II small icon Baldur's Gate II
Icewind Dale
Planescape: Torment small icon Planescape: Torment

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