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CSDF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.csdf - SPICE Common Simulation Data Format File

The CSDF data files are related to SPICE. CSDF file is a SPICE Common Simulation Data Format File. SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) is a widely-used circuit simulation program. It was developed as public domain software at the University of California and versions 2G6 (vanilla SPICE) and 3.0 are still used.

Data files
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SPICE Common Simulation Data Format File related extensions:
SPICE AC/Frequence Data
SPICE Initial Condition Data
SPICE Status Data
SPICE Sweep Operations Output Data
SPICE Transient Analysis Output Data

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

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

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

cdf, cedf, csd, csdb, csf, dsdf, fsdf, sdf, ssdf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

netCDF Data
MDL Molfile Data
ECMG Content Definition File
CSPro Database
Amazon Lumberyard Character Definition Data
ANDI/netCDF Chromatography Data

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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