How to open CRAM files

Did your computer fail to open a CRAM file? We explain what CRAM files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a CRAM file?

The CRAM file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CRAM file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 1 different use of the CRAM extension, which you can read more about below.

Compressed Alignment format

Through our analysis of CRAM files, we know that one use of the format is Compressed Alignment format. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!