File Extension CUE

.CUE File

File extension: CUE
File type: Description File for a CD-Image

Notes about the CUE file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The CUE file type is primarily associated with 'CDRWin and Others'. Sometimes paired with a .BIN file containing the CD image. Nero calls these files Cue Sheet Track. IsoBuster can interpret these files directly.

Detailed information for file extension CUE:

Primary association: CDRWin and Others
Identifying characters Hex: 46 49 4C 45 20 22 , ASCII: FILE." (ASCII will say REM if there is a remark)
Program ID: FantomCDFile.CUE
Related links: Fantom CD Emulator,,, IsoBuster Data Recovery Tool

Other applications associated with file type CUE:

  • BPM Studio (Cue Points) by ALCATechSoftware to manage audio files. Useful for DJs.
  • Cue Cards Data by Microsoft Corporation
  • CUEcards (2000 Database) by Marcus Humann[German site] Allow you to organize text fragments into structures; in particular, the program assists with collections of knowledge. This association is classified as Database.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .CUE

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: FantomCDFile.CUE

ProgramID: Cue File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FireBurner\FireBurner.exe %1

ProgramID: Cue File
EXEFile: H:\melyviz\cd-iro\FireBurner106\FireBurner.exe %1

ProgramID: CueFileImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IsoBuster\IsoBuster.exe %1

ProgramID: CueFileImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smart Projects\IsoBuster\IsoBuster.exe %1

ProgramID: CueFileImage
EXEFile: D:\IsoBuster\IsoBuster.exe %1

ProgramID: CueFileImage
EXEFile: E:\Isobuster\IsoBuster.exe %1

ProgramID: DiscCopier Document7
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\Easy Media Creator 7\Disc Copier\DiscCopier7.exe %1

ProgramID: Burrrn
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Burrrn\Burrrn.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files7.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero 7\Core\nero.exe %1

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files7.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero\nero.exe %1

ProgramID: cueRCCopy.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Roxio Shared\Roxio Central\Main\Roxio_Central.exe %1

ProgramID: IsoBuster.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smart Projects\IsoBuster\IsoBuster.exe %1

ProgramID: foobar2000.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe

ProgramID: DiscCopier Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\Easy CD Creator\DiscCopier.exe

ProgramID: awxDiskImage
EXEFile: rundll32 %ProgramFiles%\DAEMON Tools\awxDTools.dll,awxOpenContextMenu

ProgramID: DiscCopier Document8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\Easy Media Creator 8\Disc Copier\DiscCopier8.exe

ProgramID: BinX_BINCUE_Extractor
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BinX ( Bin - Cue Extractor )\BINX.EXE

ProgramID: CUEcards.Datenbank
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CUEcards\cuecards.exe

ProgramID: Undisker.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Undisker\undisker.exe

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files7.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero 7\Core\nero.exe

ProgramID: UltraISO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltraISO\UltraISO.exe

ProgramID: PowerISO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerISO\PowerISO.exe

ProgramID: NeroExpress.Files7.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero 7\Core\nero.exe

ProgramID: cueRCCopy33.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\Roxio Central33\Main\Roxio_Central33.exe

ProgramID: cueRCCopy33.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Fichiers communs\Roxio Shared\9.0\Roxio Central33\Main\Roxio_Central33.exe

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files7.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero Core\nero.exe

ProgramID: cueRCCopy.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Fichiers communs\Roxio Shared\Roxio Central\Main\Roxio_Central.exe

ProgramID: PowerISO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_CDvD\PowerISO\PowerISO.exe

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files7.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Core\nero.exe

ProgramID: qvodplayer.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe -localfile

ProgramID: awxDiskImage
EXEFile: rundll32 %ProgramFiles%\DAEMON Tools Lite\awxDTools.dll,awxOpenContextMenu

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files8.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero Burning Rom\nero.exe

ProgramID: NeroBurningROM.Files8.cue
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero Burning ROM\nero.exe

ProgramID: cueRCCopy36.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Roxio Shared\10.0\Roxio Central36\Main\Roxio_Central36.exe

ProgramID: cueRCCopy33.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\Roxio

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