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.CUR File Extension

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File TypeWindows Cursor

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CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a CUR file?

A CUR file is a cursor image or animation used for the Windows mouse pointer. It may be an arrow (for general use), a spinning hourglass (for waiting periods), or an I-bar (for text editing). Custom desktop themes (.THEME files) may change the cursor image/animation, such as turning the hourglass into a watch.

Programs that open CUR files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows
Axialis CursorWorkshop
Greenfish Icon Editor Pro
ACD Systems ACDSee 19
Corel PaintShop Pro X9
Inkscape
Mac
Inkscape
Snap Converter
Linux
Inkscape
Updated 5/10/2016

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