How to open file with CPL extension?

CPL file description

In Windows operating system each of the tools mentioned in the control panel is related with a different CPL file. CPL files are Control Panel Item files and all the items shown and accessed by user have their own CPL file. When Control Panel is started, these files are loaded and hence the tools of control panel are shown.

Beside system tools, third party tools can also be added to control panel by adding their respective CPL files in the system folder of Windows. Along with the tools, different system settings related with the hardware devices of the computer have their own CPL files.

Basic information about CPL file

File CPL is one of the files of the System Files category. Its full name is Windows Control Panel Item . File format CPL was created by Microsoft. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file CPL sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a CPL file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support CPL file

Programs for Windows system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the CPL file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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  • How to open a file with the CPL extension?
  • How can I convert a CPL file to a different format ?
  • What is the CPL file format extension?
  • What programs support the CPL file?

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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the CPL file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the CPL file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the CPL file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the CPL file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the CPL file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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