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What are COB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a COB 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 COB files.

What is a COB file?

COB files have multiple uses, and Caligari TrueSpace Object is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Caligari TrueSpace Object

The Caligari TrueSpace software application, which is a 3D modeling and animation program used to create and render 3D graphics, utilizes this specific file type.

The .cob file is a proprietary 3D model format developed for TrueSpace, allowing for efficient optimization. The format contains 3D geometry, material properties and other relevant details.

How to open COB files

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

Programs that open Caligari TrueSpace Object files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .COB

While Caligari TrueSpace Object is a popular type of COB-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .COB file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Maxon Cinema 4D COFFEE Binary

We know that one COB format is Maxon Cinema 4D COFFEE Binary. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

RM/COBOLRM/COBOLUser submitted
CoIDECoIDEUser submitted
Acucobol WorkbenchAcucobol WorkbenchUser submitted
OpenCobolIDEOpenCobolIDEUser submitted
Dragon UnPACKerDragon UnPACKerUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
ComposComposUser submitted
Misfit Model 3DMisfit Model 3DUser submitted

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