How to open file with CUR extension?

CUR file description

.CUR file refers to Windows Cursor file. It is image file format which is used for non-animated cursors in Windows operating system. The .CUR file is an extended form of .ICO file type which is image file format used for computer icons by the Windows.

There is one addition in .CUR file as compared to ICO files and that is addition of hotspot in format header of file. Hotspot is offset in x and y coordinates from the left top corner of the image. As it is an image file it can be opened by an image processing application such as ACDSee application.

Basic information about CUR file

File CUR is one of the files of the System Files category. Its full name is Windows Cursor . File format CUR was created by N/A. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file CUR sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a CUR file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support CUR file

Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the CUR file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the CUR file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the CUR file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the CUR file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the CUR file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the CUR file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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