C4D File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a C4D file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .C4D files.

What is a C4D file?

A .C4D file is a CINEMA 4D model file. Through our analysis of C4D files, we know that one use of the format is CINEMA 4D model . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open C4D files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension C4D for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different C4D openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension C4D

While we know of one file format using the .C4D file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .C4D file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of C4D files. Remember, different programs may use C4D files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

CINEMA 4DCINEMA 4DUser submitted
CINEMA 4D StudentCINEMA 4D StudentUser submitted
3ds Max3ds MaxUser submitted
CINEMA 4D RCINEMA 4D RUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
Open ItOpen ItUser submitted
BodyPaint 3DBodyPaint 3DUser submitted
PoserFusion for Cinema 4DPoserFusion for Cinema 4DUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with C4D-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with C4D-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!