A pcp file extension is related to the Windows Installer, an installation and configuration service for Windows. A pcp file stores patch creation process data.

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

empty icon.pcp - Star Wars The Force Unleashed game file

empty icon.pcp - AutoCAD R13 and Prior Plotter configuration file format

empty icon.pcp - RCF EnCoder/DeCoder encoded file

empty icon.pcp - SWAT precipitation input file

empty icon.pcp - AutoCAD plotter configuration

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PCP file extension - Windows Installer patch creation process data

What is pcp file? How to open pcp files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The pcp file extension is associated with Windows Installer Database Editor (Orca).

A patch creation properties file (pcp) is used as an input to the patch building tools provided in the Windows Installer SDK.

The default software associated to pcp file type:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Installer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Installer is installation and configuration service included in the Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 as well as Windows Server family. Windows Installer provides standard format for Windows component management.

Help how to open PCP files:

Use Windows Installer to work with *.pcp files.

How to convert file with extension PCP:

As far as we know, this .pcp file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pcp file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pcp file, edit pcp file, convert pcp file, view pcp file, play pcp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others pcp file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pcp file - Windows Installer patch creation process data

Click on the software link for more information about Windows Installer. Windows Installer uses pcp file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pcp file by default:
Windows Installer small icon Windows Installer
Other suggested software:
Windows Installer XML

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