CNP file format description

Many people often share .cnp files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .cnp files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cnp files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cnp files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .cnp file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cnp - Bentley CONNECT Project

The CNP project files are related to Bentley CONNECT. The CNP file is a Bentley CONNECT Project. Bentley CONNECT is a Bentley service that will provide a number of project-based services for Bentley users.

Project files
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Bentley CONNECT Project related extensions:
DHTML Menu Builder Project
Doc-To-Help Project
SurfPlan Kite Project
NUnit Project
Visual Studio Modeling Project
Artisteer Project

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

Can't open a .cnp 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 .cnp file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cbp, cgp, chp, cmp, cn, cno, cp, cpn, dnp, fnp, ncp, np, snp, vnp, xnp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cnp filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .cnp:

Nikon Picture Control
SmartWare Communication Profile Data
Heliosoft Seismaster Colormap File
CPIde Source Code
CoffeeCup HTML Editor Snippet Data
CodeHealer Project

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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