CPQ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cpq - Exam Essentials Exam Data

The CPQ data files are related to Exam Essentials. The CPQ file is an Exam Essentials Exam Data. Exam Essentials is an exam preparation software for Microsoft Windows. The Exam Essentials seems to be no longer supported.

Exam Essentials
Data files
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Exam Essentials Exam Data related extensions:
Adobe Profile Format File
Cognos Powerhouse Subfile Dictionary Data
CET Designer Project Info
Lingoes Installed Dictionary Data
DrumBeat Component Data
SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Exported Vault Settings

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

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

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

cp, cq, cqp, fpq, pcq, pq, spq, xpq

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Visual FoxPro Updatable Query File
Fluke Power Logger Data
Pfaff Embroidery Document
CQUAL Configuration
Picturesque Settings
CP/M SYSGEN Replacement Data

Operating systems

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