CS File Type

- The quick facts

What are CS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CS 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 CS file?

CS files have multiple uses, and C# Source Code is one of them.

C# Source Code File

Files that contain the .cs file extension are files that contain source code written in the C# ("C-Sharp") programming language. C# is a programming language used to create a variety of .NET applications. It is commonly created with the Microsoft Visual C# toolset.

The CS files are usually compiled by a csc.exe file. The types of source code code that a CS file can contain may include source code for console applications, library files and GUI applications.

How to open CS files

We have identified 4 CS openers that are compatible with this specific type of CS file.

Programs that open C# Source Code files

Microsoft Visual StudioMicrosoft Visual StudioVerified
Notepad++Notepad++Verified
MonoDevelopMonoDevelopVerified
MonoMonoVerified

Last updated: May 31, 2022

More file formats using the CS extension

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

  • ColorSchemer Studio Color Scheme

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
Xamarin StudioXamarin StudioUser submitted
DelphiDelphiUser submitted
SharpDevelopSharpDevelopUser submitted
Seclore FileSecureSeclore FileSecureUser submitted
TimetableTimetableUser submitted
BandizipBandizipUser submitted

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