.CLM File Extension

Broad Institute
File Type:
GenePattern CEL Descriptor File

Having trouble opening .clm extension? Don't panic! This page explains what clm files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open clm files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CLM file?

Clm file extension has GenePattern CEL Descriptor file type, developed by Broad Institute, which is associated with the "data files" category.

GenePattern is a program for analyzing genetic patterns. It uses files with this extension to do its job. CLM files store information in a text format with tab-delimited lines that reference an archived collection of .CEL files. There are three columns in a CLM file: the sample name, the phenotype class, and the name of the CEL file. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

clm file icon
Broad Institute
File Type:
GenePattern CEL Descriptor File
Data Files

How to open CLM file?

Double click the clm file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .clm extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the clm extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the clm file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CLM files

  • Windows Windows
    • Broad Institute Gene Pattern Broad Institute Gene Pattern
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Broad Institute Gene Pattern Broad Institute Gene Pattern
  • Linux Linux
    • Broad Institute Gene Pattern Broad Institute Gene Pattern

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the clm file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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