CALIB file format description

Many people share .calib files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .calib file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .calib files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.calib - Chief Architect Library

The CALIB data files are related to Chief Architect. The CALIB file is a Chief Architect Library. Chief Architect is a 3D architectural software for designing highly detailed plans for homes and light commercial buildings.

Chief Architect
Data files
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Chief Architect Library related extensions:
Complete Works Database
Multipass Security Data
Brother Embroidery Data
Lotus Organizer 97 Data
Lotus Domino Stash File
MultiLedger Extras Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .calib file extension. Even harmful programs can create .calib files. Be especially cautious with .calib files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .calib file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .calib file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

calb, clib

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Coolect Album Data
CATS Library File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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