CMS File Type

- The quick facts

What are CMS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CMS 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 CMS file?

CMS files have multiple uses, and CaseMap Script is one of them.

CaseMap Script File

The .cms file extension is used for a source file format developed by LexisNexis for one of their software products. These CMS files are also called CaseMap script files and are used by the CaseMap software. This software was designed for Windows PCs and provides case, facts, and data management tools for lawyers, investigators, and other legal professionals.

These CMS files contain source code, which allows the CaseMap software to perform its intended functions. These .cms files are usually found in the directory where the CaseMap software is installed.

How to open CMS files

We have identified one CMS opener that is compatible with this specific type of CMS file.

Programs that open CaseMap Script files

Last updated: June 19, 2022

All known file formats using extension .CMS

While CaseMap Script File is a popular type of CMS-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CMS extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Celestia 3D Sphere Displacement Mesh File

We know that one CMS format is Celestia 3D Sphere Displacement Mesh File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

CMS opener for Windows

We have identified one CMS opener that is compatible with this specific type of CMS file.


More file formats using the CMS extension

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

  • Creative Music System Music File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

SecSignerSecSignerUser submitted
Claymation StudioClaymation StudioUser submitted
digiSeal readerdigiSeal readerUser submitted
CMS Suite of ApplicationsCMS Suite of ApplicationsUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
SignVerifierSignVerifierUser submitted
CIDECT Design tool CMSCIDECT Design tool CMSUser submitted
MonesoftMonesoftUser submitted
CmsEditerCmsEditerUser submitted
NVIDIA DriversNVIDIA DriversUser submitted

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