CSHTML File Type

- The quick facts

What are CSHTML files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CSHTML 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 CSHTML file?

The CSHTML file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CSHTML file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the CSHTML file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about CSHTML files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open CSHTML files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CSHTML file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CSHTML file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CSHTML openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CSHTML files. Remember, different programs may use CSHTML 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
Microsoft Visual Studio CTPMicrosoft Visual Studio CTPUser submitted

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