What is a .CLX File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems

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Have you downloaded a file with .clx extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .clx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CLX file?

The file extension .CLX is from Standard Dictionary File.It was developed by Adobe Systems. The file has the binary format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .clx file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CLX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .CLX file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CLX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .clx file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Nemetschek Vectorworks software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Nemetschek Vectorworks and Inspiration Software Inspiration.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CLX file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Nemetschek Vectorworks software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CLX file?

If you are still unable to open the .CLX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CLX file.clx – Ceelox. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CLX file with the Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inspiration Software Inspiration programs on Windows.