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CELL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cell - CASTEP Cell Input Data

The CELL data files are related to CASTEP. CELL file is a CASTEP Cell Input Data. CASTEP is a full-featured materials modelling code based on a first-principles quantum mechanical description of electrons and nuclei. It uses the robust methods of a plane-wave basis set and pseudopotentials.

Data files
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CASTEP Cell Input Data related extensions:
CASTEP Check Binary
CASTEP Geometry Data
CASTEP Parameters Data

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

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

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

cel, celp, cll, ell

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
Kisekae Set System CEL File
Lumena Cell Information
CIMFast Event Language Source Code
Adobe Audition Loop
Silvaco Expert Layer List

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

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