The File Extensions Database

.ARCUT File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .ARCUT file?

.ARCUT is Prelude Rough Cut File

Video collection file created by Adobe Prelude, a program used for organizing video footage files; contains a timeline of video clips and subclips that comprise a movie "rough cut;" can be sent to Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro for final editing.

Programs that open Prelude Rough Cut File
Adobe Prelude CC 2019
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Adobe Prelude CC 2019
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Apple Final Cut Pro X

How to solve problems with ARCUT files

  • Associate the ARCUT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ARCUT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ARCUT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ARCUT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ARCUT is Prelude Rough Cut File. Because only the current version supports the latest ARCUT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .ARCUT is Prelude Rough Cut File update.
  • To make sure that your ARCUT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.