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CID file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cid - EL-CID Data

The CID data files are related to EL-CID. CID file is an EL-CID Data. The Equipment Location-Certification Information Database (EL-CID) was developed to provide an automated tool to support electronic processing of spectrum certification requests at NTIA.

Data files
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EL-CID Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .cid file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cid files. Be especially cautious with .cid files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

cd, cdi, ci, cic, cie, cif, cir, cis, civ, ciw, cix, cjd, ckd, cld, cod

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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