The .c++ file extension is related to the C++ programming language and used for its source code files.

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C++ file extension - C++ source code file

What is c++ file? How to open c++ files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The C++ file extension is associated with the C++ programing language source code file used by various C++ IDEs such as Borland C++ , CodeWarrior , Microsoft Visual C++

Program source code written in the C++ programming language; may be a standalone program or one of many files referenced within a programming project; can be viewed with a text editor, but most software development programs will display the text with helpful syntax highlighting.

MIME: text/plain

The default software associated to c++ file type:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Borland C++ icon

Micro Focus International plc logoBorland C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Micro Focus International plc

Borland C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language for DOS, Windows, and Windows NT.

CodeWarrior Development Studio picture or screenshot

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. logoCodeWarrior Development Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

CodeWarrior Development Studio is integrated development environment for programming languages, such as C, C++, Assembly language, Pascal, Object Pascal, Objective-C, and Java.

Help how to open C++ files:

Use any C++ IDE or text editor to open .c++ source code files.

How to convert file with extension C++:

As far as we know, this .c++ file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .c++ file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open c++ file, edit c++ file, convert c++ file, view c++ file, play c++ file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting c++ files.

  • Open c++ file
  • Edit c++ file
  • Create c++ file

Software that open c++ file - C++ source code file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open c++ file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with c++ file by default:
Visual C++ small icon Visual C++
CodeWarrior Development Studio
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text


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