The File Extensions Database

.CLX File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CLX file?

.CLX is Standard Dictionary File

Dictionary file used by various software products, including Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Nemetschek VectorWorks; contains a word list used by the spell checker; used for spell checking documents against standard dictionary words.

CLX files are used for supporting multiple languages. Examples include the American English Dictionary ssceam2.clx, the Brazilian Portuguese Dictionary sscepb2.clx, and the British English Dictionary sscebr2.clx.

Programs that open Standard Dictionary File
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
Nemetschek Vectorworks
Inspiration Software Inspiration
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
File Type 2 Ceelox SecureMail Secure Message
Developer by: Ceelox Category: Encoded Files

Secure e-mail message created with Ceelox SecureMail, an e-mail encryption program; encrypts text, images, and attachments with a government grade AES 256-bit block cipher.

Ceelox SecureMail supports biometric authentication (such as fingerprint scanning) as well as two-factor authentication modes (fingerprint and password security).

NOTE: In order to open CLX files, users must register with the SecureMail Web site, which provides the option of installing SecureMail locally. Only registered and authenticated SecureMail users can decrypt SecureMail CLX files sent expressly to them.

Programs that open Ceelox SecureMail Secure Message
Microsoft Outlook with Ceelox SecureMail plugin

How to solve problems with CLX files

  • Associate the CLX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CLX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CLX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CLX file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CLX is Standard Dictionary File. Because only the current version supports the latest CLX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .CLX is Standard Dictionary File update.
  • To make sure that your CLX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.