CLR File

What are CLR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CLR 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 CLR file?

CLR files have multiple uses, and 3DS UI colors is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

3DS UI colors

These CLR files contain the colors used to customize your 3ds Max interface, a program designed to create 3D animations, games, and images. You can modify all the elements in your interface to make it completely customized.

How to open CLR files

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

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

Last updated: January 22, 2023

More file formats using the CLR extension

Through our research of CLR files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Macromedia Flash Color Table File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe FlashAdobe FlashUser submitted
Macromedia FlashMacromedia FlashUser submitted
Boris GraffitiBoris GraffitiUser submitted
Adobe Flash CCAdobe Flash CCUser submitted
FileMaker ProFileMaker ProUser submitted
BW600 ModuleBW600 ModuleUser submitted
Color Scheme EditorColor Scheme EditorDiscontinued
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted
BW800 ModuleBW800 ModuleUser submitted
The Uncorked CellarThe Uncorked CellarUser submitted

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