CAML file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.caml - Core Animation Markup Language Data

The CAML development files are related to Apple Mac OS X. The CAML file is a Core Animation Markup Language Data. Core Animation is a graphics rendering and animation infrastructure available on both iOS and OS X that you use to animate the views and other visual elements of your app.

Apple Mac OS X
Development files
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Core Animation Markup Language Data related extensions:
Apple Interface Builder Development-Time Resources
LabVIEW Virtual Instrument Library Backup
Wise Package Studio Installer Package
PSDsoft Express JTAG Chain Information
Oracle Forms Menu Module Executable
Borland Database Engine Internationalization Data

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

Can't open a .caml 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 .caml file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

acml, aml, cal, cam, camm, camp, cml, cxml, xaml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Cakewalk Application Language Script
WCS Color Appearance Model Profile
Keysight PLTS Calibration Data
Titanfall CAM Data
Camtasia Studio Project
Morpheus Photo Morpher Project

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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