CPTL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cptl - Adobe Captivate 5 Template

The CPTL data files are related to Adobe Captivate. The CPTL file is an Adobe Captivate 5 Template. Adobe Captivate is a software product that can author system simulations and eLearning solutions.

Adobe Captivate
Data files
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Adobe Captivate 5 Template related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .cptl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cptl files. Be especially cautious with .cptl files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

cpl, cpt, cptm, ctl, pctl, ptl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Lotus Notes 5 Thesaurus Data
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LabVIEW Control Data
Control Panel Item
Adobe Captivate Theme Data

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