What is a .CUL File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)


Have you came across a file with the .cul extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .cul file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .CUL file?

The file extension .CUL is from Windows Cursor Library.The format of this miscellaneous file is binary.

What to know

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

How to open a .CUL file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Axialis CursorWorkshop software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CUL file

2. In the second step 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.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Axialis CursorWorkshop 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 .CUL file?

If you cannot open the .CUL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CUL file.cur – Windows Cursor, .cursorfx – Stardock, .curxptheme – Stardock, .cus – Autodesk, .customdestinations-ms – 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 .CUL file with the Axialis CursorWorkshop program on Windows.