The format is designed for Kodak cameras to store uncompressed RAW images in their original form without auto color and white balance correction. The file has a TIFF-structure that allows you to edit the color temperature and exposure of the finished image without losing information and quality, which is something that cannot be done with JPEG format images.
CUR is a file - the image of the cursor, sometimes animated, which is used for the mouse pointer in Windows. This may be an arrow (for general use), rotating hourglass (wait), or the symbol I (editing). Users can change or edit the standard cursors. To view and edit files .CUR suitable programs such as Inkscape, Corel VideoStudio.