.CDLX File Extension

Adobe Audition CD Layout File

Developer Adobe Systems
3.0  |  3 Votes

What is a CDLX file?

A CDLX file contains an audio CD layout created by Adobe Audition, an audio production application. It stores the layout of one or more audio tracks and associated metadata for burning the information to an audio CD.

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Screenshot of a .cdlx file in Adobe Audition 2023
CDLX file open in Adobe Audition 2023

Audition is a digital audio workstation (DAW) designed for professional audio editing. You can use the software to create, mix, design, and restore audio for various types of media, including songs, podcasts, radio broadcasts, and video audio.

Adobe introduced the CDLX format with Audition CS6 (version 5) in April 2012. CDLX supports audio from any format that Audition supports and can store up to 685.5 MB of audio data, which is roughly 78 minutes of playtime.

How to create a CDLX file

To create a CDLX file with Audition, select File → New → CD Layout. Then, after adding audio files to the CD layout and modifying the settings, select File → Save or Save As.

How to open a CDLX file

You can only open CDLX files with Adobe Audition (multiplatform). To open a CDLX file with Audition, select File → Open.

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Programs that open CDLX files


ConceptDraw PRO XML Library File

Developer Computer Systems Odessa
2.0  |  1 Vote

Library file used by ConceptDraw PRO, a business data diagramming tool; contains shapes or objects that can be used in a data visualization, such as a diagram or chart; saved in the XML format.

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To create the CDLX file, select File → Library → Save As..., name the file, choose the save location, select "CDLX (ConceptDraw XML Libraries, *.cdlx)" from the "File Format" drop down menu, and click Save.

NOTE: The CDLX file is the same as the .CDL file except it stores data in the XML format instead of the Binary format.

Programs that open or reference CDLX files

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