.C4D File Extension

MAXON Computer
File Type:
Cinema 4D Model File

Having trouble opening .c4d extension? Don't panic! This page explains what c4d files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open c4d files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a C4D file?

C4d file extension has Cinema 4D Model file type, developed by MAXON Computer, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Cinema 4D is a professional program for 3D modeling and creating animation. Three-dimensional models built in this program are saved as .C4D files. Each file contains a scene with one or several objects that have their own position, rotation settings, meshes, pivot points, and animation data. You can export C4D files created in Cinema 4D to other image-editing programs like Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop or video-editing applications such as Adobe After Effects or Final Cut Pro.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

c4d file icon
MAXON Computer
File Type:
Cinema 4D Model File
3D Image Files

How to open C4D file?

Double click the c4d file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .c4d extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the c4d extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the c4d file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open C4D files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the c4d file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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