CMDB File - opening and understanding

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

What is a CMDB file?

The .cmdb file extension is used for files that have been saved in the proprietary ANSYS CFX mesh database file format, which was developed by ANSYS. This is a database file format that stores mesh properties and attributes among other pieces of data generated using the ANSYS CFX program.This software is a fluid dynamics tool that allows users to solve complex fluid flow problems, which are simulated using various conditions. The ANSYS CFX program is designed for Windows PCs and generates these CMDB files.The ANSYS CFX tool can be used to open and view the data that is stored in a .cmdb file. This software can also be used to edit the content of these CMDB files.

How to open CMDB 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 CMDB for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different CMDB openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension CMDB

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CMDB-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 CMDB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!