CIK file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cik - CorelDRAW Graphics Custom Dual Tone Settings Data

The CIK data files are related to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. The CIK file is a CorelDRAW Graphics Custom Dual Tone Settings Data. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is a collection of graphics software programs developed by Corel.

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
Data files
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CorelDRAW Graphics Custom Dual Tone Settings Data related extensions:
LFToolkit Transformation Rules File
Corel Ventura Publisher ESP Data
Netica Binary Data
ICQ Plus skin
HSPICE AC Sweep Waveforms Data
Windows NT Performance Monitor Report

.iil - Norton CleanSweep Installation Log

The IIL data files are related to Norton CleanSweep. The IIL file is a Norton CleanSweep Installation Log. Norton CleanSweep was designed to aid in the removal of installed programs on Microsoft Windows. The Norton CleanSweep seems to be no longer supported.

Norton CleanSweep
Data files
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cik, cil
Norton CleanSweep Installation Log related extensions:
Nimbus 7 SAMS Data
ConlangDictionary Data
ENVI Display Group Data
LonWorks Binary Device Interface File
Efficient Address Book v5 Data
DataCAD Custom Toolbar Keys Data

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

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

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

ci, cil, cim, cio, cjk, ck, cki, clk, cok, dik, fik, ick, ik, sik, vik

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

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