File Extension CPP

.CPP File

File extension: CPP
File type: Builder 6

Notes about the CPP file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The CPP file type is primarily associated with 'C++' by Borland Software Corporation.

Detailed information for file extension CPP:

Primary association: C++
Company: Borland Software Corporation

Other applications associated with file type CPP:

  • CA-Cricket Presents Presentation
  • Maya (OpenGL 3D Scene) by Alias Systems, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited3D animation and visual effects software.
  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
  • Visual C++ (Source Code File) by Microsoft CorporationThe /Tc startup option specifies that the filename is a C source file, even if it doesnt have a .C extension. The /Tp option specifies that filename is a C++ source file, even if it doesnt have a .CPP or .CXX extension.
  • Xcode (Core C Program) by Apple Inc.Xcode is a tool to help to create Mac OS X applications by assisting in the migration of code from other languages. This association is classified as Source Code.

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .CPP

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: cppfile, FileType: C++ Source, AppName: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002
EXEFile: devenv.exe

ProgramID: cppfile, FileType: C++ Source file, AppName: Microsoft (R) Developer Studio

ProgramID: UltraEdit.cpp, AppName: UltraEdit-32 Professional Text/Hex Editor

ProgramID: cppfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe /dde

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: C:\DEV-C_~1\DevCpp.exe %1

ProgramID: Source.Document

ProgramID: UltraEdit.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltraEdit\uedit32.exe %1

ProgramID: BCBUnit
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Borland\CBuilder5\Bin\bcb.exe /np

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dev-Cpp\devcpp.exe %1

ProgramID: VisualStudio.cpp.8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe /dde %1

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: C:\Dev-C++\DevCpp.exe %1

ProgramID: UltraEdit.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit-32\uedit32.exe %1

ProgramID: VCExpress.cpp.8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe /dde %1

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: C:\Dev-Cpp\devcpp.exe %1

ProgramID: BCBUnit
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Borland\CBuilder6\Bin\bcb.exe /np

ProgramID: cppfile

ProgramID: CodeBlocks.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CodeBlocks\codeblocks.exe %1

ProgramID: VCExpress.cpp.8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe /dde

ProgramID: SalfCFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Salford Software\FTN95\Plato2.exe

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\DevCPP\devcpp.exe

ProgramID: hidemaru.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Hidemaru\Hidemaru.exe

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dev-Cpp\DevCpp.exe

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%1\tFiles\Dev-Cpp\devcpp.exe

ProgramID: DevCpp.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dev-Cpp\DevCpp.exe

ProgramID: VisualStudio.cpp.9.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe

ProgramID: VCExpress.cpp.9.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe

ProgramID: UltraEdit.cpp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uedit32.exe

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