What are CMF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CMF file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CMF files.
What is a CMF file?
CMF files have multiple uses, and Cal3D Mesh is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Cal3D Mesh File
These CMF files contain the 3D mesh files created in Cal3D, a program used to create 3D animations. These mesh files are the structure of characters animated in Cal3D. The animations' information is stored using polygons that exist out of edges and nodes within the file.
How to open CMF files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CMF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CMF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different CMF openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: July 31, 2023
All known file formats using extension .CMF
While Cal3D Mesh File is a popular type of CMF-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CMF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Creative Music Format
These CMF files contain MIDI-like audio and custom instruments audio used in Sound Blaster sound cards, the hardware used to play audio. The instrument data used to create the CMF file is stored in the file itself, meaning that a wider range of instruments can be used.
We know that one CMF format is Sangduck Map. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CMF files. Remember, different programs may use CMF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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