CEF File Type- The quick facts
What are CEF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CEF 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 CEF file?
A .CEF file is a Cereal Encrypted file.
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open CEF files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CEF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CEF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different CEF openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: September 16, 2012
Suggest another file format using extension CEF
While we know of one file format using the .CEF 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 .CEF file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CEF files. Remember, different programs may use CEF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.