The cell file extension is related to the CASTEP software and used for its supercell material data files.

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Software that works with cell file extension

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CELL file extension - CASTEP supercell material data file

What is cell file? How to open cell files?

File type specification:

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The cell file extension is mainly related to CASTEP and used for one of its material file formats.

The *.cell files contain all of the information relevant to the material in the supercell.

The supercell size and shape and the ionic positions within the supercell must be specified.

The default software associated to cell file type:

CASTEP picture or screenshot

CASTEP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Castep team

CASTEP is a leading code for calculating the properties of materials from first principles. Using density functional theory, it can simulate a wide range of properties of materials proprieties including energetics, structure at the atomic level, vibrational properties, electronic response properties etc. 

Help how to open CELL files:

Use CASTEP to open *.cell files.

How to convert file with extension CELL:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of software applications associated to the .cell 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 cell file, edit cell file, convert cell file, view cell file, play cell file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the cell files.

  • Open cell file
  • Create cell file

Software that open cell file - CASTEP supercell material data file

Click on the link to get more information about CASTEP for open cell file action.


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