.CP File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Captivate Source File

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

What is a CP file?

Cp file extension has Captivate Source file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Adobe Captivate – a program for authoring e-learning content – saves its projects in files with this extension. One file is a collection of slides that include static and dynamic content as well. It can be a recording of a screen or Flash embedded content. In the 5th version of Adobe Captivate the .CP extension was replaced by the .CPTX file extension, which is now used by default. Adobe Captivate 5 still can open CP files.  

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

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Adobe Systems
File Type:
Captivate Source File
Developer Files

How to open CP file?

Double click the cp 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 .cp 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 cp 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".

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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 cp 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 CP files

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 cp file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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