CILX file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cilx - VAMT Computer Information List

The CILX data files are related to Microsoft VAMT. The CILX file is a VAMT Computer Information List. The Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) enables network administrators and other IT professionals to automate and centrally manage the Windows, Microsoft Office, and select other Microsoft products volume and retail-activation process.

Microsoft VAMT
Data files
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PowerQuest Drive Image 5 Data
WebMoney Keeper CLASSIC Temporary Keys Data
Grasshopper 3D Cluster Data
Windows Server Terminal Services RemoteApp Data

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

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

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

cil, cix, clix, clx, ilx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

CLIX Command
Microsoft ClipArt Gallery Download Package
Interlex Vocabulary Data
IBM Rational XDE Collaboration Instance File
Norton CleanSweep Installation Log
Ceelox SecureMail Secure Message

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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