File Extension Library

.CILX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .CILX files and how to open them?

Can't open .CILX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CILX file.

What is a .CILX file extension?

.CILX file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .CILX has been classified as Various data Files.

.CILX is Volume Activation Management Tool data

The cilx file extension is associated with the Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) a software for Microsoft Windows used to manage activation processes.

The cilx file stores some kind of data used by VAMT.

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cilx 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.

How to fix problems with .CILX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CILX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CILX file format
  2. You need to check the .CILX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)