Having trouble opening .cube extension? Don't panic! This page explains what cube files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open cube files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a CUBE file?
Cube file extension has Gaussian Cube file type, which is associated with the "data files" category.
These are files in the Gaussian cube format. They are created by the cubegen and cubman applications, which are a part of the Gaussian distribution. CUBE files contain volumetric properties and may also include information regarding the number of voxels along the axes, plus the number of atoms. Gaussian software is used in the computational chemistry. It uses two extensions – .cube and .cub – to save information in the Cube format.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
How to open CUBE file?
Double click the cube 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 .cube 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 cube 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".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cube 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 CUBE 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 cube file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.