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CPIO File Extension

CPIO file extension is created by Developer, also known as Unix CPIO Archive. CPIO has been classified as Encoded Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open CPIO files in GNU cpio program.

Unix CPIO Archive File Type

Unix CPIO Archive File Type
Extension .cpio
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (49 Votes)
Mime Type application/x-cpio
Default Program GNU cpio
Category Encoded Files
Format Binary
Updated 6/1/2024

What is a CPIO File Type?

It's a good idea. The BSD utility can be used to create and extract CPIO files. Saidto -c, for example, creates a CPIO archive. The Java Commons Compress API can also be used to create and extract CPIO archives.

Free online CPIO Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .CPIO (Unix CPIO Archive) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to CPIO, merge, split and compare the CPIO files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

CPIO Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Unix CPIO Archive .CPIO File Extensions while opening the .CPIO files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open CPIO Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Unix CPIO Archive on your system such as GNU cpio.
  2. Associate default Gnu Cpio GNU cpio program for *.cpio (Unix CPIO Archive) files.

    Associate CPIO Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.CPIO (e.g example.cpio) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Gnu Cpio GNU cpio program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .cpio files.

    Associate CPIO Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.CPIO (e.g example.cpio) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Gnu Cpio GNU cpio program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .GNU cpio extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related CPIO File Extensions

CPIO default file extension is .CPIO and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for CPIO File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the CPIO files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open CPIO File on Windows

Software License Developer
Microsoft DTM Log Viewer image. Microsoft DTM Log Viewer 000 for Windows Free Microsoft
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for Windows Open Source Zipeg

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CPIO File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Apple Archive Utility image. Apple Archive Utility 10 for MacOs Bundled Apple
Incredible Bee Archiver image. Incredible Bee Archiver 2 for MacOs Commercial Incredible Bee
Dag Agren The Unarchiver image. Dag Agren The Unarchiver 4 for MacOs Freeware Dag Agren
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for MacOs Open Source Zipeg

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CPIO file on Linux

Software License Developer
GNU cpio image. GNU cpio 000 for Linux Free GNU cpio

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CPIO file on Web

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iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CPIO file on iOS

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Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CPIO file on Android

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CPIO file extension icon image.About CPIO - Unix CPIO Archive

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Updated 6/1/2024

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