File Extension Library

.CAS File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk
  • Category: Misc Files

What are .CAS files and how to open them?

Can't open .CAS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CAS file.

What is a .CAS file extension?

.CAS file extension is created by Autodesk. .CAS has been classified as Misc Files.

.CAS is Autodesk Cascade License File

License file used by Autodesk products such as AutoCAD and Revit; contains information that validates a purchased software copy; used in a "cascading" license setup, where a network installation of the software can be used by multiple networked computers.

CAS files use the filename CascadeInfo.cas. These files can potentially become corrupt if the computer unexpectedly crashes, denying access to the software. If this occurs, consult the Autodesk support to resolve the issue.

By default, the CascadeInfo.cas file is located in the following directory:

  • Windows Vista/7: C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ADLM\
  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Autodesk\ADLM\
  • Mac OS X: /Library/Application Support/Autodesk/Adlm/.config/
List of all softwares that can open the Autodesk Cascade License File
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
Autodesk Revit MEP
Autodesk Revit Structure
Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
File Type 2 Total War Model File
Developer by: The Creative Assembly Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

3D model file used by some games in the Total War strategy game series; contains models for buildings, units, and other game objects; saved with .TGA and .DDS images that are used for texturing the models.

CAS files can be imported and exported with the 3ds Max modeling software using the Vercengetorix CAS Importer/Exporter script.

List of all softwares that can open the Total War Model File
The Creative Assembly Total War: ROME II

How to fix problems with .CAS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CAS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CAS file format
  2. You need to check the .CAS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)