While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .cmd extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .cmd file in few simple steps on various systems.
What is a .CMD file?
The .CMD file extension is Windows Command File. The development of this file was done by Microsoft. This
What to know
There are currently 5 software that can open the .cmd file on 2 platforms.
How to open a .CMD file?
Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .CMD file on various operating systems.
How to open a .CMD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)
To open the .cmd file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.
1. The first step is to download the
Step 2: Locating your .CMD file
2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.
Step 3: Choose “Open with”
3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.
Step 4: Choose the software and click ok
4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Notepad++ software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.
How to open a .CMD file on Android
Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .cmd file on Android in simple steps.
Image 1: Locating your .CMD file in the download folder
First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.
Image2: Unable to open the file
While trying to open the file, it won’t work.
Image3: Open your Google Play Store
Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.
Image4: Search for the software and download it
To open the file, you will need to download the
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: