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

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Software that open cell file

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CELL file extension - CASTEP supercell material data

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 open cell file:

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:

Use CASTEP to open *.cell files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cell 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 software applications associated to the .cell 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 cell file, edit cell file, convert cell file, view cell file, play cell file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 cell files.

Software that open cell file - CASTEP supercell material data

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


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