CAL File Type

- The quick facts

What are CAL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CAL file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CAL file?

The .cal file extension is most commonly associated with scheduling and calendar applications. The CAL files contain the dates and events included in the calendar schedule and may also contain custom images for each calendar month.

The .cal file extension is also used for CALS Raster Group 1 image format files, CALS Raster Group 4 fax compressed bitmap files, CyberAudioLibrary link files, Daqarta extended audio data files and SuperCalc Worksheet files.

How to open CAL files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CAL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CAL file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CAL openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 21, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension CAL

While we know of one file format using the .CAL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CAL file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CAL files. Remember, different programs may use CAL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
Greeting Card FactoryGreeting Card FactoryUser submitted
PrintMasterPrintMasterUser submitted
Paint Shop ProPaint Shop ProUser submitted
PrintMaster GoldPrintMaster GoldUser submitted
Greeting Card Factory WorkshopGreeting Card Factory WorkshopUser submitted
Greeting Card Factory DeluxeGreeting Card Factory DeluxeUser submitted
SwiftView ViewerSwiftView ViewerUser submitted
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
SONAR Producer EditionSONAR Producer EditionUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CAL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CAL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!