CUE File Type

- The quick facts

What are CUE files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CUE 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 CUE file?

CUE files have multiple uses, and Cue Sheet CD Metadata is one of them.

Cue Sheet CD Metadata

The .cue file extension is most commonly given to text files that contain information about compact discs and super-audio CDs. These files define how the tracks on the disc are organized.

The information contained in a CUE file may include details about the CD, such as the length of each audio track, the name of the song, and the performer's name.

How to open CUE files

We have identified 5 CUE openers that are compatible with this specific type of CUE file.

Programs that open Cue Sheet CD Metadata files

Nero Burning ROMNero Burning ROMVerified
Roxio CreatorRoxio CreatorVerified

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the CUE extension

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

  • Microsoft Cue Cards Data

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Alcohol 52%Alcohol 52%User submitted
WinMount ApplicationWinMount ApplicationUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerUser submitted
DAEMON ToolsDAEMON ToolsUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted

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