There are 12 other file types using
the CAL file extension!

empty - Calendar data [common]

cal - CALS Raster image

empty - CryENGINE character animation list file

empty - Cakewalk application language script file

empty - Creatacard calendar project file

empty - Daqarta extended audio data file

empty - HTML Calendar Maker Pro file

empty - HP PhotoSmart 850 digital camera firmware update file

cal - Microsoft calendar file

empty - SuperCalc worksheet file

empty - SWAT auto-calibration file

empty - 3D Studio Max pose adjustment file

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CAL file extension - Radiance function file format

What is cal file? How to open cal files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The cal file extension is associated with the Radiance.

The *.cal file is stored in a text format and describes mathematical patterns, textures, and surface shapes.

In the case of patterns and textures, the functions serve as input directly to the rendering programs.

In the case of surfaces, the functions serve as input to one of the generator programs, gensurf, genrev or genworm. Additionally, pcomb may be used to perform math on Radiance pictures and the rcalc utility may be used in creative ways to manipulate data for scene generation and data analysis.

The default software associated to cal file type:

RADIANCE  Linux/Unix software

RADIANCE is a ray-tracing software system for UNIX computers. Radiance was developed with primary support from the U.S. Department Of Energy and additional support from the Swiss Federal Government. Copyright is held by the Regents of the University of California.

Help how to open CAL files:

Use Radiance to open *.cal files.

How to convert file with extension CAL:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

Related links:

Rendering with Radiance

Radiance file formats in PDF

List of software applications associated to the .cal file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open cal file, edit cal file, convert cal file, view cal file, play cal 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cal files.

  • Open cal file
  • Edit cal file
  • Create cal file

Software that open cal file - Radiance function file format

Click on the link to get more information about RADIANCE for open cal file action.


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