A clp file extension is related to the Pictor PC Paint software. A clp file contains bitmap picture image in monochrome or color palette.

There are 5 other file types using
the CLP file extension!

empty icon.clp - CA-Clipper compiler script

clp icon.clp - Microsoft Windows clipboard data

clp icon.clp - Corel Quattro Pro clip art

empty icon.clp - CrazyTalk clip

empty icon.clp - Finale clip

CLP file extension - Bitmap image

What is clp file? How to open clp files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The clp file extension is also commonly used for various bitmap image formats. This format evolved over time as PC graphics card have evolved. The format was originally developed for the Pictor PC Paint program, but is also supported by other software.

The format can support monochrome images, color images with 4, 16 or 256 colors (with a palette), or 16-bit or 24-but TrueColor images.

Image data within the file may be uncompressed, or can be compressed using a Run-length compression scheme.

This clp file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open clp file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Use Photoshop, or XnView to view content of the bitmap image files.

How to convert:

Use XnView to transform *.clp bitmap image to antoher graphics file formats.

Find conversions from clp file:

clp to csv

clp to jpg

clp to pdf

Find converter to clp file type:

psd to clp

List of recommended software applications associated to the .clp 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 clp file, edit clp file, convert clp file, view clp file, play clp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

clp file viewer - programs that view clp file - Bitmap image

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with clp file by default:
XnView MP small icon XnView MP
Other suggested software:
RECOIL small icon RECOIL

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