CM0013 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CM0013 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CM0013 files.

What is a CM0013 file?

The CM0013 file format is used by the Apple Finder software. This program is the default file management tool of Mac OSX computers. These CM0013 files are automatically created and stored by Apple Finder in portable data storage units and external hard drives upon connecting these disks to a Mac OSX machine.Apple Finder may be storing machine ID details among other connection logs and hardware-related specifications in these CM0013 files. Other firmware components of devices from Western Digital and Samsung among others may also create and store these CM0013 files in portable data storage units and external hard drives. These devices may include smart TVs, multimedia centers, digital video recorders and so on.A .cm0013 file is saved in simple text format. Any supported text editing software like Notepad, Apple TextEdit and so on may be used to open these CM0013 files. However, it's best to leave these .cm0013 files alone because it doesn't contain any information that may be useful for users. It's also safe to delete these CM0013 files from your portable data storage devices and external hard drives.

How to open CM0013 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 CM0013 for different purposes.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension CM0013

While we know of one file format using the .CM0013 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 .CM0013 file.