CST File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CST file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CST files.

What is a CST file?

A .CST file is a ComicStudio Story file. ComicStudio is a Japanese drawing program mainly used by illustrators, manga artists, and animation studios. It saves the story-line of a comic in files using file extension CST.

How to open CST files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CST for different purposes. We have identified 1 CST opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of CST file.

Programs that open these files

ComicStudioComicStudioVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Other file formats using extension .CST

While ComicStudio Story is a popular type of CST-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CST extension.

The CST file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a CST opener may not be able to open all kinds of CST files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited CST viewer.

SMS Coastline data

Through our analysis of CST files, we know that one use of the format is SMS Coastline data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CST openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

MangaStudioMangaStudioUser submitted
ClientStationClientStationUser submitted
CutStudioCutStudioUser submitted
DirectorDirectorUser submitted
CanvasCanvasUser submitted
CADSUPER FXIICADSUPER FXIIUser submitted
CST DESIGN ENVIRONMENTCST DESIGN ENVIRONMENTUser submitted
Canvas XCanvas XUser submitted
Photo Calendar StudioPhoto Calendar StudioUser submitted
Director Shockwave StudioDirector Shockwave StudioUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CST-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CST-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!