There are 8 other file types using
the CEL file extension!

cel icon.cel - Lumena CEL bitmap image

cel icon.cel - Kiss paper doll data

empty icon.cel - MicroStation cell library

empty icon.cel - Native Instruments Battery drum cell

cel icon.cel - Adobe Audition loop file

empty icon.cel - Celestia 3D rendering script

empty icon.cel - Constructor animation file

empty icon.cel - Affymetrix probe results file

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CEL file - Autodesk Animator FLIC file

What is cel file? How to open cel files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The cel file extension is associated with the Autodesk Animator software.

Autodesk Animator animation old format (AutoDesk FLIC format)

FLIC is the format developed by AutoDesk that is designed for storing brief animations. FLIC is limited to images 320 by 200 pixels and allows a palette of 256 colors.

The default software associated to cel file type:

Autodesk Animator picture or screenshot

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutodesk Animator  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Animator is a 2D animation and painting program very popular in the late 1980s and the early 1990s. Eventually the development on the product ended and it became no longer supported by Autodesk.

Help how to open:

Use Autodesk Animator to open cel files.

How to convert:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

List of software applications associated to the .cel file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open cel file, edit cel file, convert cel file, view cel file, play cel 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 cel files.

  • Open cel file
  • Edit cel file
  • View cel file
  • Create cel file

Software that open cel file - Autodesk Animator FLIC file

Programs supporting the exension cel on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Autodesk Animator for open cel file action.

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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