How to open CPI file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

CPI files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing CPI file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with CPI extension. However, it should be remembered that CPI file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is AVCHD Clip Information Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning CPI files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with CPI extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • AVCHD Clip Information Format

    .cpi file extension

    Category: Digital Video Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
    Adobe Premiere Elements 9 Adobe Premiere Elements 9
    Roxio Creator 2011 Roxio Creator 2011
    CyberLink PowerDirector 9 CyberLink PowerDirector 9
    Pinnacle Studio HD 14 Pinnacle Studio HD 14
    Corel VideoStudio Pro X3 Corel VideoStudio Pro X3
    Online Media Technologies AVS Video Editor Online Media Technologies AVS Video Editor
    Sony Vegas Pro 10 Sony Vegas Pro 10
    CLIPINF Editor CLIPINF Editor
    MAC OS Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
    Roxio Popcorn 4 Roxio Popcorn 4
  • Codepage Information Format

    .cpi file extension


    OS Software
    Windows Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft Windows 7

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from CPI files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning CPI extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning CPI extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the CPI file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports CPI file extension
  • CPI file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with CPI files


If CPI file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a CPI file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open CPI file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing CPI in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit CPI format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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