What is a .CAM File And How To Open It – FastCAM

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Have you downloaded a file with .cam extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .cam file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CAM file?

The .CAM file extension stands for FastCAM CAM File. The creator of this file extension is FastCAM. The file is a CAD software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cam file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CAM file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CAM file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CAM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .cam file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FastCAM Drawing Editor software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CAM file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FastCAM Drawing Editor software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CAM file?

If you are still unable to open the .CAM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CAM file.cam – Ucamco, .cam – CASIO, .cam – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CAM file with the FastCAM Drawing Editor program on Windows.