File Extension CAD

.CAD File

File extension: CAD
File type: CAD Drawing
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Notes about the CAD file extension:



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The CAD file type is primarily associated with 'QuickCAD' by Autodesk, Inc..

Detailed information for file extension CAD:


Primary association: QuickCAD
Company: Autodesk, Inc.
File classification: CAD/CAM
Identifying characters Hex: 0A 00 00 00 00 0B 03 , ASCII:

Other applications associated with file type CAD:

  • CadStd (Drawing) by CadStd ComputerCadStd is a general purpose CAD/drafting program for creating professional quality mechanical designs, house plans, blueprints, schematics and charts utilizing ANSI drawing standards. The Lite version is free and can read any drawing created by the Pro version. This association is classified as CAD/CAM. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 43 41 44 53 54 44 1A , ASCII: CADSTD
  • EXTRACAD (Drawing) by Softwing SrlEXTRACAD is a CAD/CAM program. This association is classified as CAD/CAM. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 08 00 00 00 45 78 74 72 61 43 41 44 07 00 00 00 44 52 41 57 49 4E 47 , ASCII: ExtraCAD DRAWING
  • Inago Rage (Compact Arena Definition) by Dejobaan GamesCompact Arena Definition files describe level maps for the first-person shooter Inago Rage. These files were designed to be small enough (usually under 50kB) for users to trade via E-mail. This association is classified as Game. The Mime types used with this association are: text/plain.
  • Softdesk (Drafix CAD File) This association is classified as CAD/CAM. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 0A , ASCII:
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .CAD

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: View Station Document
EXEFile: C:\View\Station\Image.exe %1

ProgramID: CadStd
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Apperson\CadStd\cadstd.exe %1


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