File Extension Library

.CAT4D File Extension

  • Developer by: MAXON Computer
  • Category: Data Files

What are .CAT4D files and how to open them?

Can't open .CAT4D 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 .CAT4D file.

What is a .CAT4D file extension?

.CAT4D file extension is created by MAXON Computer. .CAT4D has been classified as Data Files.

.CAT4D is Cinema 4D Catalog

Library created by Cinema 4D, a professional application that enables you to create 3D models and animations; contains only links to scenes, images, search results, presets, and other files.

In the "Content Browser" window, you will see a directory tree view of your different LIB4D and CAT4D files. You can create a new Catalog by selecting File → New Catalog..., naming it, and clicking OK. Once created, CAT4D files are typically located in the "browser" folder inside the "library" folder, which is located with the application in the "MAXON" folder.

To add items to a catalog you can drag and drop files into it. You can also right-click an object in the "Content Browser" and select Add to [catalogname].

List of all softwares that can open the Cinema 4D Catalog
MAXON Cinema 4D
MAXON Cinema 4D

How to fix problems with .CAT4D files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CAT4D files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CAT4D file format
  2. You need to check the .CAT4D file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)