Cut files are typically encountered in contexts of die-cutting. But these are just common vector graphics formats with optional parameters for die-cutting. AI, or SVG are probably the most common formats used for this.

There are 5 other file types using
the CUT file extension!

cut icon.cut - Dr. Halo bitmap format

empty icon.cut - BPM Studio cue points

empty icon.cut - CLAN disambiguation rules file

empty icon.cut - Cut Creator picture image

empty icon.cut - GTA cutscene

CUT file extension - Die cutting design

What is cut file? How to open cut files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

In generic terms 'cut file' is often related to designs for die-cutting machines, which are used to cut designs on paper, vinyl as well as balsa wood,fabric, leather or cork.

To our knowledge no specific 'die-cut file format' exists and instead die-cutting machines support vector graphics formats, including .ai, .svg, .eps, .dxf, as well page layout files, but occasionally might also accept raster files.

Software provided by various cutting machine vendors might use their own project files and send the exports directly to connected machines.

Most professional vector or page-layout design software (for example Illustrator/InDesign) actually support options to include DIE-CUT FORME parameters for specific color swatches.

You can also find software aimed for die-cutting design, for example Cricut Design Space, Silhouette Studio, and Brother CanvasWorkspace.

All know file types with cut file extension are actually not suited for die-cutting.

Help how to open:

Cut designs (in their usual formats) can be typically opened in vector/pagelayout software, such as Illustrator or InDesign.

How to convert:

Export to other vector formats is possible, as well as PDF for preview.

Find conversions from cut file:

cut to pdf

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

Hint:
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 cut files.

Software that import cut file - Die cutting design

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

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