.CST File Extension

There are 5 file types use the .CST file extension:

  1. Manga Studio Story File
  2. Director External Cast File
  3. ContentServ Template
  4. Gary Gadget Plug-in
  5. Canvas Custom Set File

1. Manga Studio Story File

Manga Studio Story File

Page layout file created by Manga Studio, a program used for creating comic books; saves the storyline for the comic book and can include multiple chapters, multiple pages (.CPG files) per chapter, and layouts for each page; used for specifying the structure of the comic book.

Manga Studio became Clip Studio Paint in 2015. It is also known as ComicStudio in Japan.

Software's name License Platforms
CELSYS Clip Studio Paint Pro CELSYS Clip Studio Paint Pro Commercial MacWindows

Updated: August 16, 2016

2. Director External Cast File

Director External Cast File
  • Developer Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
    3.8 (6 votes)
  • Category Video Files
  • Format N/A

Cast file created by Adobe Director, a movie creation program originally developed by Macromedia; stores properties for generating the video output; allows a cast to be reused for multiple videos.

CST files contain external casts, which are fully delinked from the target movie. Internal casts, on the other hand, cannot be delinked from the movie and may only be used for the movie they are linked to.

Since Adobe Director has been replaced by Adobe Flash, CST files are not commonly used anymore.

Software's name License Platforms
Adobe Director Adobe Director Commercial MacWindows

Updated: February 18, 2011

3. ContentServ Template

ContentServ Template

Template for creating a new ContentServ document; may be used by an Enterprise Marketing Management Solutions (EMMS) project for managing marketing, sales, and communication processes.

ContentServ templates include CSTags, which define content that is replaced by output from the template engine when the document is accessed.

Software's name License Platforms
ContentServ CS EMMS Suite (requires Apache Web Server) ContentServ CS EMMS Suite (requires Apache Web Server) LinuxWindows

Updated: February 15, 2007

4. Gary Gadget Plug-in

Gary Gadget Plug-in
  • Developer Viva Media
  • Popularity
    3.0 (2 votes)
  • Category Plugin Files
  • Format N/A

Plugin file used by Gary Gadget: Building Cars, a car designing, building, and driving game for children; adds features to the game such as car parts or bonus games.

CST plugin files are available to download from the Gary Gadget: Building Cars website. When the download is complete, place the CST file(s) in the Gary Gadget\Building Cars\Plugins directory of the game installation location. If the Plugins folder doesn't exist, you will need to create it. After placing the file(s) in the folder, restart the game and the plugin(s) will be available.

NOTE: The Viva Media Gary Gadget: Building Cars program is no longer available for download.

Software's name License Platforms
Viva Media Gary Gadget: Building Cars Viva Media Gary Gadget: Building Cars MacWindows

Updated: August 13, 2015

5. Canvas Custom Set File

Canvas Custom Set File

Settings file created by Canvas, a technical illustration program; contains application keyboard shortcuts used to access program functions; allows users to save custom workspace preferences.

CST files can include key combinations for selections of menus, tools, inks, pens, and fonts. The default custom set is saved in the DefaultKeyboard.cst file, which is located in the /Extras/ directory of the Canvas installation.

Software's name License Platforms
ACD Systems Canvas ACD Systems Canvas Commercial Windows

Updated: September 18, 2010

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