A cpl file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows operating system. A cpl file stores settings of Windows Control Panel applets.

There are 2 other file types using
the CPL file extension!

cpl icon.cpl - CoreDRAW color palette file

empty icon.cpl - TrialDirector concordance file

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CPL file extension - Microsoft Windows Control Panel file

What is cpl file? How to open cpl files?

The cpl file extension is related to various Windows Control panels, such as Displays, Mouse, Sound, or Networking, used in Windows operating system.

The *.cpl file contains Control Panel applets, which can be found in the Windows\System32 folder.

The default software associated to cpl file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is 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.

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Help how to open CPL files:

The cpl files cannot be opened manually, only in Windows Control Panel.

How to convert file with extension CPL:

There is no way how to transform *.cpl files to other file formats.

Related links:

Control Panel Shortcuts

List of software applications associated to the .cpl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open cpl file, edit cpl file, convert cpl file, view cpl file, play cpl 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 of the cpl files.

  • Open cpl file
  • Import cpl file
  • Others cpl file

Software that open cpl file - Microsoft Windows Control Panel file

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