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CPD file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cpd - Adobe RoboHelp Cache Project Database

The CPD data files are related to Adobe RoboHelp. CPD file is an Adobe RoboHelp Cache Project Database. RoboHelp is a help authoring tool (HAT) created by eHelp Corporation, acquired by Macromedia, which itself was then acquired by Adobe Systems.

Adobe RoboHelp
Data files
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Adobe RoboHelp Cache Project Database related extensions:
Adobe Premiere Motion Graphics Template
Adobe Premiere Elements Chapter Point Information
Adobe Premiere QuickTime Index
Adobe Premiere Workspace Layout
Adobe Premiere Waveform Data
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Preview

.cpd - SmartWare Compiled Printer Descriptor

The CPD data files are related to SmartWare. CPD file is a SmartWare Compiled Printer Descriptor. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Data files
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SmartWare Compiled Printer Descriptor related extensions:
SmartWare Executable Program
SmartWare Backup Definition Data
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup
SmartWare Backup Transaction Definition

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

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

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

cd, cdp, cld, cod, cp, cpc, cpe, cpf, cpr, cps, cpv, cpw, cpx, dpd, fpd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Fax Cover Page File
WindLDR Binary PLC Data
CinePaint XML-tagged Image
Colored PostScript
Corel ArtShow 5 Document
Serena PVCS Logfile

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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