This is a monochrome image format with a bitmap structure. It is used to store images of icons and cursors in the X Window System graphical user interface, which is used for remote connections. The structure of an XBM file consists of simple text written in the C programming language.
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.