What is a .CMD File And How To Open It – Elecbyte

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Have you downloaded a file with .cmd extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .cmd file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .CMD file?

The file extension .CMD stands for M.U.G.E.N Character Commands File. This file extension was developed by Elecbyte. The format of this game related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .CMD file?

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

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

The .cmd file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CMD 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CMD file?

If you cannot open the .CMD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .CMD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cmd – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CMD file with the Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N program on Windows.