CUBE File - opening and understanding

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

What is a CUBE file?

A .CUBE file is a Cube LUT format file. Through our analysis of CUBE files, we know that one use of the format is Cube LUT format. 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.

How to open CUBE 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 CUBE for different purposes.

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

Other file formats using extension .CUBE

While Cube LUT format is a popular type of CUBE-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CUBE extension.

The CUBE 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 CUBE opener may not be able to open all kinds of CUBE files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited CUBE viewer.

Gaussian Cube data

Through our analysis of CUBE files, we know that one use of the format is Gaussian Cube 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 4 different CUBE openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

CubifyCubifyUser submitted
Materials StudioMaterials StudioUser submitted
ChemcraftChemcraftUser submitted
AntaeusAntaeusUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CUBE-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 CUBE-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!