What are CALS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CALS 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 CALS file?
A .CALS file is a CALS Raster Image file.
This raster image file format was invented by Continuous Acquisition and Life-cycle Support, formerly known as Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistics Support (CALS), which is a part of the United States Department of Defense.
The format is quite old - it originated in the 1980s and is a black and white image format invented to standardize graphic interchange within the United States military and its contractors.
How to open CALS files
We have identified one CALS opener that is compatible with this specific type of CALS file.
Programs that open CALS Raster Image files
Last updated: March 26, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CALS files. Remember, different programs may use CALS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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