The ca_ file extension is related to the Microsoft Cabinet compression file format.

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CA_ file - Microsoft Cabinet file

What is ca_ file? How to open ca_ files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The ca_ file extension is associated with the Microsoft Cabinet file format a compression format used by Microsoft Windows and various apps developed by Microsoft.

The default file extension for Cabinet files is *.cab.

CAB archive can be created with cabarc command line tool that is a part of Cabinet SDK.

Cabinet SDK is obsolete product.

The default software associated to ca_ file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open or extract archives and compressed files

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert archives and compressed files

List of software applications associated to the .ca_ 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 ca_ file, edit ca_ file, convert ca_ file, view ca_ file, play ca_ 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 ca_ files.

  • Open ca_ file
  • Extract ca_ file

Software that open ca_ file - Microsoft Cabinet file

Programs supporting the exension ca_ on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ca_ file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ca_ file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
7-zip small icon 7-zip
WinRAR small icon WinRAR

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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