The CA file extension is related to CLAN. The .ca file contains conversation analysis data.

There are 3 other file types using
the CA file extension!

ca file - DATAIR FlexPlus data file

ca file - Telnet Server initial cache data file

ca file - Internet security certificate

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CA file extension - CLAN conversation analysis file

What is ca file? How to open ca files?

File type specification:

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The CA file extension is associated with the CLAN an editing and data analyzing application for files stored in CHAT or CA (Conversation Analysis) format. The .ca file stores conversation analysis data.

The default software associated to ca file type:

CLAN  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  CHILDES system

The CLAN Programs are downloaded, installed, and used as a single application. Functionally, however, CLAN has two parts. The first part is the CLAN editor which can be used to edit files in either CHAT or CA (Conversation Analysis) format. The editor also provides a wide range of additional functions, such as audio and video playback, linkage to audio and video, fonts for Roman and non-Roman orthographies, data validation, adding codes to files, and shipping data to other programs. The second part of CLAN is the set of data analysis programs. These programs are run from a separate window called the Commands window. The results of the analytic programs are sent to the CLAN Output window.

Help how to open CA files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension CA:

As far as we know, this .ca file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ca file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open ca file, edit ca file, convert ca file, view ca file, play ca file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ca file - CLAN conversation analysis file

Click on the software link for more information about CLAN. CLAN uses ca file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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