C4D File Type

- The quick facts

What are C4D files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a C4D file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a C4D file?

C4D files have multiple uses, and CINEMA 4D Model is one of them.


We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open C4D files

Important: Different programs may use files with the C4D file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your C4D file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the C4D extension

Through our research of C4D files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Maxon Cinema 4D Scene

Various apps that use files with this extension

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
3D Studio Max3D Studio 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

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