.CPI File Extension

File Type:
AVCHD Video Clip Information File

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

What is a CPI file?

Cpi file extension has AVCHD Video Clip Information file type, developed by Sony, which is associated with the "video files" category.

Various HD camcorders create clip information files with this extension. They store metadata that describes an AVCHD video stream: aspect ratio, frames per second, framerate. CPI files describe an .MTS video stream. This format is a combined effort of Sony and Panasonic; it was first presented in 2006 in Sony Handycam HDR-UX1.

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

cpi file icon
File Type:
AVCHD Video Clip Information File
Video Files

How to open CPI file?

Double click the cpi 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 .cpi 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 cpi 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 cpi 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 CPI 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 cpi file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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