Files with clx extension are used by many applications developed by the Adobe Systems Incorporated company.

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

empty icon.clx - Ceelox SecureMail encrypted document

empty icon.clx - Macro ToolsWorks macro file

empty icon.clx - Rational XDE file

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Software that works with clx file extension

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CLX file extension - Adobe standard dictionary file

What is clx file? How to open clx files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

clx file icon: clx filetype icon

The clx file extension is related to applications developed by the Adobe e.g. Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign etc.. A *.clx file contains dictionary for spell checking of documents. It is a settings file format.

The default software associated to clx file type:

Adobe Acrobat icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Acrobat  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Acrobat is fully featured document solution that works with PDF format and is able of both opening and editing of existing PDF documents, or creating new ones from scratch. Acrobat DC is the last version after Acrobat XI. You can purchase it as standalone desktop software. 

Adobe InDesign icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe InDesign  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

A popular software for designing, preflighting and publishing documents for print, online, or to mobile devices. In InDesign graphic designers can create posters, flyers, brochures, books etc.

InDesign also supports export to digital SWF Flash format and EPUB format. Adobe InDesign is the successor to Adobe PageMaker. Adobe InDesign is distributed independently or as a part of some Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud editions.

The latest version, Adobe InDesign CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud subscription service. The previous version was InDesign CS6.

Adobe Illustrator icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Illustrator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and part of some editions of Adobe Creative Suite and Cloud. It is a direct competitor to programs like CorelDraw. Illustrator allows users  to create sophisticated artwork for virtually any medium.

The latest version, Illustrator CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Illustrator CS6.

Adobe InDesign for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe InDesign for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe InDesign is popular application used to design documents, such as flyers, posters, brochures, magazines, books etc.. Adobe InDesign also supports export to EPUB and SWF formats to create electronic publications for mobile platforms. InDesign is distributed as a stand-alone application, or as a part of Adobe Creative Suite.

The latest version, InDesign CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud. The previous version was InDesign CS6.

Help how to open CLX files:

Files with clx extension are not meant to be opened manually by the user.

How to convert file with extension CLX:

Files with clx extension are not convertable.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .clx 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 clx file, edit clx file, convert clx file, view clx file, play clx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Settings clx file

Settings file type for software that use clx file - Adobe standard dictionary file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings clx file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with clx file by default:
Adobe Acrobat small icon Adobe Acrobat
Adobe InDesign small icon Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator small icon Adobe Illustrator

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with clx file by default:
Adobe InDesign for Mac small icon Adobe InDesign for Mac
Other suggested software:
Adobe Illustrator for Mac small icon Adobe Illustrator for Mac

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