>> CA_ file

CA_ file format description

Many people share .ca_ files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ca_ file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ca_ files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ca_ - Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File

The CA_ archive files are related to Expand. CA_ file is a Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File. Some files in the software distribution are provided in compressed form. These files are indicated with an underscore character as the last character in their file type. CAB is the Microsoft Windows native compressed archive format.

Archive files
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Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File related extensions:
Microsoft Cabinet File
Compressed CHM File
Compressed Windows Help Content
Compressed COM File
Compressed CPL File
Compressed DAT File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ca_ file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ca_ files. Be especially cautious with .ca_ files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ca_ file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ca_ file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ac_, da_, ca, sa_, cw_

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

CaseWare Working Papers Compressed Client File
Initial Telnet Cache
OpenSSL Certificate Authority Data
CorelDraw Workspace Description Data
Compressed DAT File

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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