Files with cpp extension can in most cases be found as source codes in C++ programming language.

There are 3 other file types using
the CPP file extension!

cpp file icon.cpp - CA-Cricket Presents presentation file

cpp file icon.cpp - Maya OpenGL 3D scene

cpp file icon.cpp - Apple Xcode Core C program

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CPP file extension - C++ main source code file format

What is cpp file? How to open cpp files?

File type specification:

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

cpp file icon: cpp filetype icon

The cpp file extension is associated with C++ programming language.

The cpp files are used for main source code files written in the C++ programming language. It may be a standalone program or one of many files referenced within the programming project.

These files can be viewed with any text editor, but most software development programs will display the text with helpful syntax highlighting.

The default software associated to cpp file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Visual Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications.

Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers icon

The Eclipse Foundation logo Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  The Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers is integrated development environment for building applications in C/C++ programming language. It is including an editor (with syntax highlighting, and code completion), launcher, debugger, search engine and makefile generator.

C++ Builder icon

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. logo C++ Builder  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

C++ Builder the leading RAD C++ IDE, revolutionizes C++ development with full API support for Windows Vista.

Xcode icon

Apple, Inc. logo Xcode  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Apple Xcode is IDE (integrated development environment) used to create applications for Mac OS X and iOS. Applications are programmed in Objective-C programming language. Xcode is available for Mac OS X.

Help how to open CPP files:

Use any text editor or specialised application able to work with C++ to view or edit the *.cpp files.

How to convert file with extension CPP:

There is no way how to convert *.cpp files to other formats.

Related links:

File Types Created for Visual C++ Projects

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

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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 cpp files.

  • Open cpp file
  • Save cpp file
  • Edit cpp file
  • View cpp file
  • Create cpp file
  • Print cpp file
  • Others cpp file

Software that open cpp file - C++ main source code file format

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with cpp file by default:
Xcode small icon Xcode
Other suggested software:
TextEdit small icon TextEdit
Sublime Text for Mac small icon Sublime Text for Mac

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