CSDF file format description

Many people often share .csdf files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .csdf files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .csdf files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .csdf files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .csdf file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.csdf - SPICE Common Simulation Data Format File

The CSDF data files are related to SPICE. The 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!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience 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?

There is a possibility that the .csdf filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .csdf:

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Operating systems

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