CLE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cle - Icon Lock-iT XP Locked File Indicator

The CLE data files are related to Icon Lock-iT XP. The CLE file is an Icon Lock-iT XP Locked File Indicator. Icon Lock-iT XP is a simple-to-use program which can secure the content of your files and folders, by encrypting them with a password.

Icon Lock-iT XP
Data files
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Icon Lock-iT XP Locked File Indicator related extensions:
Physis Piano K5 EX Update Data
Qualcomm Eudora for Mac TOC Data
NI Traktor Kontrol S2 Template
ClarisWorks User Dictionary Data
IBM DB2 Administration Notification Log
HP ILO Recorded Console Session

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

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

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

ce, cel, cie, cl, cl3, cld, clf, clr, cls, clw, cme, coe, cpe, dle, lce

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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CIE Color Information Data

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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