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What are CSL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CSL file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CSL files.

What is a CSL file?

CSL files have multiple uses, and Calamus Style List is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Calamus Style List

These CSL files contain the list of different text styles used in Calamus, a desktop publishing application built for Atari ST, a personal home computer released in 1985. These text styles are used in your documents/pages that you created in Calamus.

How to open CSL files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CSL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CSL 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 CSL openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 25, 2024

All known file formats using extension .CSL

While Calamus Style List is a popular type of CSL-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CSL file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Citation Style Language

CSL files provide access to thousands of citation-styles and make formatting citations much easier. They are important for automating scholarly communication and helping researchers stay organized. CSL files are compatible with many tools such as BibGuru, Auratikum, and MindView.

Corel Symbol Library

We know that one CSL format is Corel Symbol Library. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

CorelDRAW Graphics SuiteCorelDRAW Graphics SuiteUser submitted
CorelDRAW Essential EditionCorelDRAW Essential EditionUser submitted
XULRunnerXULRunnerUser submitted
CaseWare Working PapersCaseWare Working PapersUser submitted
CodeSiteCodeSiteUser submitted
ZoteroZoteroUser submitted
Crestron SIMPL WindowCrestron SIMPL WindowUser submitted
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted
CorelDRAWCorelDRAWUser submitted
Fujitsu Laboratories CHOCOAFujitsu Laboratories CHOCOAUser submitted

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