A cue file extension is related to the Microsoft Cue Cards and used for its data files.

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

cue icon.cue - Cue sheet description [common]

empty icon.cue - BPM Studio cue points data

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Software that open cue file

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CUE file extension - Microsoft Cue Cards data

What is cue file? How to open cue files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

cue file icon: cue filetype icon

The cue file extension is associated with the Microsoft Cue Cards.

Microsoft Cue Cards is a feature of Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Windows that helps users to guide them through some procedures. It is like an easier form of the Wizard. The CUE Cue Cards data file is for internal purpose of applications that uses Cue Cards feature.

This cue file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: April 22, 2024

The default software associated to open cue file:

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). 

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cue file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cue file - Microsoft Cue Cards data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office uses cue 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 cue file by default:
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows

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