.CUB File Extension

Developer:
USGS
File Type:
ISIS Cube File
Popularity:

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

What is a CUB file?

Cub file extension has ISIS Cube file type, developed by USGS, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

GIS images created with Integrated Software for Imagers and Spectrometers use this extension. This software package was designed to process images made by satellites during NASA planetary missions. CUB files contain a "cube", which is a 3D image with axes named "bands," "samples," and "lines". Cube images are often used for generating surface images of the planet.       

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

cub file icon
Developer:
USGS
File Type:
ISIS Cube File
Category:
GIS Files
Format:
Binary

How to open CUB file?

Double click the cub 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 .cub 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 cub 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 cub 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 CUB files

  • Linux Linux
    • USGS ISIS USGS ISIS

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 cub file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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