CPS file format description
Many people share .cps files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cps file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cps files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cps - Colored PostScript
CPS file is a colored version of PostScript document.
- Graphic files
- - / -
- Colored PostScript related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cps file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cps files. Be especially cautious with .cps files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cps 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cps file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cls, pcs, cpx, cpc, vps, fps, csp, cpw, cpe, xps, sps, dps, cs, cpq, cos
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- CLASS Group Abbreviation
- CinePaint XML-tagged Image
- Amstrad CPC Captured Screen
- FPS Creator Segment
- Visual Basic Class Module
- InterSystems Cache Server Page
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