CUR File Type- The quick facts
What are CUR files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CUR 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 CUR file?
A .CUR file is a Windows Mouse Cursor file.
Files that contain the .cur file extension are cursor image files. These files store the default cursor graphics and the custom cursor graphics for the Windows operating system, such as the Windows mouse pointer.
When a user installs a custom desktop theme onto his or her computer, a corresponding CUR file is usually included in the installation pack so that the Windows cursor will match the custom desktop theme. For example, if a user downloads a horse-based custom desktop theme, the CUR file may contain the cursor image of a horse or a horseshoe to match the theme download.
How to open CUR files
We have identified 6 CUR openers that are compatible with this specific type of CUR file.
Programs that open Windows Mouse Cursor files
Last updated: June 19, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CUR files. Remember, different programs may use CUR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Picexa Viewer||User submitted|
|Ulead Photo Explorer||User submitted|
|Ulead Instant Viewer||User submitted|
|Chasys Draw IES||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander FREE||User submitted|
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