CLY file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cly - Act! Design Layout File

The CLY data files are related to ACT!. The CLY file is an Act! Design Layout File. ACT! by Sage is a customer relationship management (CRM) software application which is used to keep track of client and prospect details in a single database that can be shared by multiple users.

Data files
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Act! Design Layout File related extensions:
Mastercam Geometry Data
ActivTrak Net View Data
Vector CAD Tool Library
Aldec Coverage Database
OpenSSL Public Key Data
PhotoLine Morphing Data

.cly - CorelDraw Custom Layout Data

The CLY data files are related to CorelDRAW. The CLY file is a CorelDraw Custom Layout Data. CorelDRAW is a vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Corel Corporation.

Data files
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CorelDraw Custom Layout Data related extensions:
CorelDraw AutoBackup
CorelDRAW Keyboard Accelerator File
CorelDraw Bitmap Master Data
CorelDraw Clipart Data
CorelDraw Clipart Data
CorelDraw Drawing

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

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

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

cky, cl, clg, clh, clj, clt, clu, cmy, cpy, cy, cyl, dly, fly, lcy, ly

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Carlson Survey Centerline File
Phantasmagoria 2 8-bit Playback Pallette
GNU Lilypond Document
Autodesk Land Desktop Culvert Data
Fly Script
NoteTab Clip Assistant List

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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