.CUB File Extension

.CUB File Extension

File Type 1

Analysis Services Cube File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
4.3  |  12 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

What is a CUB file?

Data file created by Analysis Services, a component of Microsoft SQL Server; stores a "cube," which is a collection of structured data exported from a data source; includes the data schema as well as the data itself; often used for performing Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) analysis.

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Analysis Services cubes can be accessed from a live source using SQL Server's PivotTable Service component. Cube files can also be used for offline analysis in Microsoft Excel. For example, OLAP cubes generated from Analysis Services can be opened and analyzed in Excel and saved as offline cube files.

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Programs that open or reference CUB files

Windows
Updated April 5, 2011
File Type 2

ISIS Cube File

Developer USGS
Popularity
2.8  |  4 Votes
Category GIS Files
Format Binary

What is a CUB file?

GIS image file created by ISIS (Integrated Software for Imagers and Spectrometers), a software package used for processing satellite imagery from NASA planetary missions; stores a cube, which is a three-dimensional image containing axes for "samples," "lines," and "bands".

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ISIS cube files are used for image processing and for generating geological surface images for the earth.

NOTE: ISIS was developed by USGS (U.S. Geological Survey).

Programs that open or reference CUB files

Linux
Updated April 5, 2011
File Type 3

Gaussian Cube File

Developer N/A
Popularity
2.0  |  3 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Text

What is a CUB file?

Gaussian cube format created by the cubegen and cubman programs included with the Gaussian distribution; stores volumetric properties, such as the number of atoms, X-, Y-, and Z-coordinates of origin grid points.

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Gaussian is an electronic structure program used to calculate volumetric properties such as electron densities and electrostatic potential. Besides the ".cub" extension, the application uses the more common ".cube" file extension to save data in the Cube format.

Programs that open CUB files

Windows
Free
Mac
Free
Linux
Free
Updated November 6, 2015

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