How to open CSL files

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

What is a CSL file?

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

We are aware of 3 different uses of the CSL extension, which you can read more about below.

Calamus textStyle List

Through our analysis of CSL files, we know that one use of the format is Calamus textStyle List. 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!

Citation Style Language

Through our analysis of CSL files, we know that one use of the format is Citation Style Language. 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!

Corel Symbol Library

Through our analysis of CSL files, we know that one use of the format is Corel Symbol Library. 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!

Software that will open, convert or fix CSL files

These apps are known to open certain types of CSL files. Since many different programs may use CSL files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific CSL file.

Corel Graphics ApplicationsCorel Graphics ApplicationsUser submitted
CorelDRAW Essential EditionCorelDRAW Essential EditionUser submitted
XULRunnerXULRunnerUser submitted
CaseWare Working PapersCaseWare Working PapersUser submitted
CodeSiteCodeSiteUser submitted
Fujitsu Laboratories CHOCOAFujitsu Laboratories CHOCOAUser submitted
Collegesoft XPlayerCollegesoft XPlayerUser submitted
CaseWareCaseWareUser submitted
ZoteroZoteroUser submitted
SIMPLSIMPLUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with CSL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with CSL-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!