A cpp file extension is related to the Xcode and used for its core C programs.

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

cpp icon.cpp - C++ main source code file format

cpp icon.cpp - CA-Cricket Presents presentation

cpp icon.cpp - Maya OpenGL 3D scene

Detailed description

Software that open cpp file

Add comment

CPP file extension - Apple Xcode Core C program

What is cpp file? How to open cpp files?

File type specification:

Program executable file type icon Program executable file type

cpp file icon: cpp filetype icon

The cpp file extension is associated with the Xcode, an integrated development tool for macOS (OS X) operating system, which enables users to create programs for Mac and iOS.

The cpp file contains Core C program.

The default software associated to open cpp file:

Xcode icon

Apple, Inc. logoXcode  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:

Use Xcode to work with *.cpp files.

How to convert:

Probably can be compiled to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .cpp 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 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).

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 cpp files.

Software that open cpp file - Apple Xcode Core C program

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Previous file extension
CPL file extension

File-Extensions.org > Program executable file types

Next file extension
file extension CTL


Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed