How To Open File Extension

How to open .CPIO file extension?

.cpio file extension

Specially dedicated programs are responsible for launching a .cpio file saved in a specific format (which we can recognize on the basis of the extension of a given file). The most common problems with .cpio files downloaded or received via e-mail are: their incorrect association with programs in the registry, or simply the lack of an appropriate program to open them. To solve the problem with the .cpio file it is usually sufficient just to download the appropriate software that supports .cpio file format, which can be found in the table below. The most common file format with the .cpio extension belongs to the category Archive Files . The Open Group is responsible for creating .cpio extension file.

Unix CPIO Archive
Category: Archive Files
Developer/Producer: The Open Group

Advertising Programs that support .CPIO file
  • IZArc
  • 7-zip
  • ZipZag
  • PeaZip
  • Zipeg
  • GnuWin32 CPIO
  • WinArchiver
  • The Unarchiver
  • Unix
  • GNU cpio

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