How to open Cue sheet description .cue files
Have you had trouble opening the cue file on your computer? What are cue files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is cue file?
Files with cue extension can be mainly found as cue sheet description files originally used by the CDRwin program, but more commonly known as small files that accompany .bin disk images.
Cue sheet description description
File extension cue is mainly related to cue sheet description file also known as Description File for a CD-Image (.bin file) originally used by CDRWIN CD/DVD recording application.
Cue sheet description file is an ASCII (plain text) file that specifies how the tracks of a compact disc should be laid out. Cue sheet file can be viewed and edited in any text editor such as Notepad, Notepad++, TextEdit, gedit etc.
For an audio CD, the cue sheet can specify titles and performers for the disc and its tracks as well as the names of one or more audio files to be used. MP3, WAV and BIN files are often used, although some programs support other formats. Cue sheets are especially useful when burning or listening to live sets where all tracks are recorded in one file.
Cue Splitter application is able to create audio tracks from one long mix with using information about tracks in CUE file.
Some multimedia players such as KMPlayer, VUPlayer are able to use CUE file as playlist file and playback audio tracks listed in it.
Suggested software to open cue file
A CD recording program for Microsoft Windows
There are other CUE filename extensions with the same .cue suffix
cue - BPM Studio cue points data
A cue file extension is associated with the BPM Studio, an audio mixing software. A cue file stores cue points set by user.
cue - Microsoft Cue Cards data
A cue file extension is related to the Microsoft Cue Cards and used for its data files.