CMC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a CMC file?

A .CMC file is a Clip Studio Paint Management file. Clip Studio Paint is a Japanese drawing program mainly used by illustrators, manga artists, and animation studios. It saves multi-page stories (books) with file extension CMC.

How to open CMC 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 CMC for different purposes. We have identified 1 CMC opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of CMC file.

Programs that open these files

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

Other file formats using extension .CMC

While Clip Studio Paint Management File is a popular type of CMC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CMC extension.

The CMC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a CMC opener may not be able to open all kinds of CMC files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited CMC viewer.

Comic Collector Collection data

Through our analysis of CMC files, we know that one use of the format is Comic Collector Collection data. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CMC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Manga StudioManga StudioUser submitted
Crestron SIMPL WindowCrestron SIMPL WindowUser submitted
Collectorz.com Comic CollectorCollectorz.com Comic CollectorUser submitted
ChromeleonChromeleonUser submitted
CrashMathCrashMathUser submitted
MacawMacawUser submitted
mateSuitemateSuiteUser submitted
RecipeCenterRecipeCenterUser submitted
SIMPL WindowsSIMPL WindowsUser submitted
CONVALCONVALUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CMC-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 CMC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!