>> CPGZ file

CPGZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cpgz - Gzip Compressed CPIO Archive

The CPGZ archive files are related to 7-Zip. CPGZ file is a Gzip Compressed CPIO Archive. CPGZ files can be created and extracted using ditto utility. Ditto is a command-line utility that ships with Mac OS X.

Archive files
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Gzip Compressed CPIO Archive related extensions:
7-Zip Split Archive Part 2
7-Zip Split Archive Part 3
7-Zip Archive

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

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

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

cgz, cpg, cpgs, cpz, pgz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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