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CLD File Extension

Canon CD Label Template
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What is CLD file?

CLD file format is used by Canon CD-Label Print software. CLD files store projects of labels and CD/DVD covers created by users. CLD files can also contain predefined project templates. which can be used for custom projects.

CLD file format applications

CLD files are during process of designing, saving, and printing custom CD/DVD labels. The print can be applied on paper or optical disc.

Additional information

  1. CLD is a format unique to Canon CD-Label Print software.
  2. CLD files are automatically generated during CD-Label Print installation process.

Programs which support CLD file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open CLD files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with CLD suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support CLD file

Updated: 02/11/2024

How to open file with CLD extension?

Being unable to open files with CLD extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Canon CD Label Template files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with CLD files.

Step 1. Download and install Canon CD-LabelPrint

Install software to open CLD file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening CLD files is that no program that can handle CLD files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Canon CD-LabelPrint. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Canon CD-LabelPrint installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Canon CD-LabelPrint to the latest version

Update software that support file extension CLDIf you already have Canon CD-LabelPrint installed on your systems and CLD files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Canon CD-LabelPrint cannot handle files with CLD may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Canon CD-LabelPrint is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open CLD files to Canon CD-LabelPrint

After installing Canon CD-LabelPrint (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open CLD files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with CLD file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the CLD with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Canon CD-LabelPrint installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open CLD files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with CLD file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the CLD file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Canon CD-LabelPrint and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with CLD extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the CLD file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the CLD file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check CLD file for viruses
1. The CLD may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the CLD is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. CLD file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the CLD file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the CLD file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Canon CD-LabelPrint

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support CLD files. Close all running programs and try opening the CLD file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Canon CD Label Template files. It may be the case that the CLD files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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