File Extension Library

.CLAM File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .CLAM files and how to open them?

Can't open .CLAM 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 .CLAM file.

What is a .CLAM file extension?

.CLAM file extension is created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. .CLAM has been classified as Various data Files.

.CLAM is Adobe InDesign dictionary file

The clam file extension is associated with the Adobe InDesign. InDesign is desktop publishing software used to design posters, flyers, books, newspapers etc. The InDesign clam file contains user dictionary data that are used to control spelling in documents. The clam dictionary format was introduced in Adobe InDesign CS4. InDesign CS3 and older uses .udc file extension for dictionary files.

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 .clam 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 .CLAM files

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