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Informations about the CRE filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .cre filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .cre file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.cre - Infinity Engine Creature

The CRE file is a Game Data file, which is connected to the Infinity Engine Creature according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Infinity Engine Creature (.cre) files can be opened or converted with the help of Baldurs Gate.

Format description:
CRE format description not yet available
Game Data
Baldurs Gate
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Infinity Engine Game Data
Infinity Engine Animation
Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description
Infinity Engine 2.0 Effects
Infinity Engine Compressed Tileset
Infinity Engine Visual Effects

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .cre file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .cre extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .cre files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .cre file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .cre file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .cre file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .cre file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .cre extension

The .cre filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .cre files.

cde, sre, fre, cte, crs, crf, cr3, cfe, cee, vre, re, dre, crw, crr, crd

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .cre file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .cre extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

CADKEY Dynamic Extension
Classical Text Editor Document
Cgatools CRR File
Guitar Chord File
Broderbund PrintMaster Certificate
DReport Exported Report

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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