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C4D File Extension

C4D file extension is created by MAXON Computer, also known as Cinema 4D Model File. C4D has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of this file type has not been determined yet. You can open C4D files in MAXON Cinema 4D program.



Cinema 4D Model File Type

Cinema 4D Model File Type
Extension .c4d
Developer MAXON Computer
Popularity 5.0 (2208 Votes)
Mime Type text/x-c
Default Program MAXON Cinema 4D
Category 3D Image Files
Format Not Available
Updated 7/1/2024

What is a C4D File Type?

Cinema 4D comes with a wide range of tools to create realistic images and graphics for movies, games, architectural design, and motion graphics. The program includes a variety of tools, including a set of carving tools to shape your creations and a motion tracker that combines 3D elements with live images. Cinema 4D comes with libraries of hardware and software; objects that are full of predefined objects, d' animations and materials that can be accessed through the content browser.

The main file type associated with Cinema 4D is the C4D file. When you save your model, Cinema 4D creates the C4D file to store all the information about the model. The C4D can be reopened by Cinema 4D and is supported by d' other graphical programs such as Adobe After Effects and Unity Unity Technologies. Select File → Import to import C4D files into After Effects. To import C4D files into Unity, place the C4D file in your project 'Assets "the folder and file will be automatically imported and will appear in the Project View. You can drag it into the Scene View.

The term C4D " is also used as an abbreviation of the program itself. It is available in English, German, Spanish, French and other languages.



Free online C4D Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .C4D (Cinema 4D Model File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to C4D, merge, split and compare the C4D files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.



C4D Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Cinema 4D Model File .C4D File Extensions while opening the .C4D files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open C4D Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Cinema 4D Model File on your system such as MAXON Cinema 4D.
  2. Associate default Maxon MAXON Cinema 4D program for *.c4d (Cinema 4D Model File) files.

    Associate C4D Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.C4D (e.g example.c4d) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Maxon MAXON Cinema 4D program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .c4d files.

    Associate C4D Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.C4D (e.g example.c4d) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Maxon MAXON Cinema 4D program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .MAXON Cinema 4D extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related C4D File Extensions

C4D default file extension is .C4D and other similer related extensions are:



All Platform Software Programs for C4D File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the C4D files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open C4D File on Windows

Software License Developer
MAXON Cinema 4D image. MAXON Cinema 4D R18 for Windows Commercial MAXON
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Windows Commercial Okino Computer Graphics
RedWolf Design Clonk Rage image. RedWolf Design Clonk Rage 000 for Windows Free RedWolf Design Clonk Rage

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen C4D File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
MAXON Cinema 4D image. MAXON Cinema 4D R18 for MacOs Commercial MAXON
RedWolf Design Clonk Rage image. RedWolf Design Clonk Rage 000 for MacOs Free RedWolf Design Clonk Rage

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen C4D file on Linux

Software License Developer
RedWolf Design Clonk Rage image. RedWolf Design Clonk Rage 000 for Linux Free RedWolf Design Clonk Rage

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen C4D file on Web

Software License Developer
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Web Commercial Okino Computer Graphics

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen C4D file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen C4D file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

C4D file extension icon image.About C4D - Cinema 4D Model File

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Updated 7/1/2024


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