A 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

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.

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The default software associated to open c++ file:

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:

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

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.c source codes to other file formats.

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

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

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

Programs supporting the exension c++ on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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++
Borland C++ small icon Borland C++
CodeWarrior Development Studio
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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