What is a .SETUP File And How To Open It – Crytek (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .setup extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .setup file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SETUP file?

The .SETUP file extension is from CryENGINE Character Setup File. The development of this file was done by Crytek. The file is a development related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SETUP file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Crytek CryENGINE SDK software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Crytek CryENGINE SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SETUP 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

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 Crytek CryENGINE SDK software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SETUP file?

If you are still unable to open the .SETUP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SETUP file.sew – Home Embroidery Format, .sex – Alpha Software, .sf – Mojang, .sf2 – E-mu Systems, .sfap0 – MAGIX. 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 .SETUP file with the Crytek CryENGINE SDK program on Windows.