CSI File Type- The quick facts
What are CSI files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CSI 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 CSI file?
The .csi file extension is one of the script files that Corel PHOTO- PAINT and CorelDraw software use. A .csi file store and provides instructions that can be run to perform certain operations within the mentioned editor programs. It also offers interface functionality with a new attribute in editing images and drawings.CSI script files are proprietary in nature, which is the reason why they can only run on software programs that are specific to Corel. The scripts are usually not the same for every version of Corel software. The scripts and commands used in CorelDraw might not be applicable to Corel PHOTO- PAINT and vice versa.CSI files are more popular in older versions of CorelDraw, but it can be easily converted into .csc file which is a more common script file type that Corel utilizes at present. By using Photo-Paint 9-10 script converter, .csi files can be easily converted into .csc files, so that older scripts can also be accessible to newer versions of Corel.
How to open CSI files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CSI file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CSI file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different CSI openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 15, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension CSI
While we know of one file format using the .CSI 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 .CSI file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CSI files. Remember, different programs may use CSI files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.