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.CIL File Extension

File TypeClip Gallery Packaged File

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CategoryVector Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a CIL file?

Compressed clip art format used by Microsoft Clip Gallery, a program used to manage clip art images for Microsoft Office applications; stores .WMF files and other images in a compressed package; also includes keywords and other metadata.

More Information

CIL files are commonly used to share clip art on the Web. They can be downloaded from Microsoft's Clip Art & Media website.

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Programs that open CIL files
Microsoft Clip Gallery
Microsoft Clip Gallery
Updated 4/28/2011

About CIL Files

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