CAPFILE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.capfile - Ruby Capistrano Instruction Data

The CAPFILE development files are related to Capistrano. The CAPFILE file is a Ruby Capistrano Instruction Data. Capistrano is a remote server automation and deployment tool written in Ruby.

Development files
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Ruby Capistrano Instruction Data related extensions:
JLex Code
OpenGL ES Shader Fragment Data
HicEst Script
Visual FoxPro Format Data
Not eXactly C Source Code
Enigma Protector x64 Data

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

Can't open a .capfile 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.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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