Opening CAP files

Did your computer fail to open a CAP file? We explain what CAP files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your CAP files.

What is a CAP file?

The .cap file extension is most commonly used for game development files. These files are created by the Scirra Construct programming application to create DirectX 9-based computer games. The CAP files contain the background images, objects, event handlers, physics models and other code used to create the game.

The .cap file extension is also used for compressed music files, Network Associates Sniffer capture files, CaptionMaker caption files, Code Architect project files and PacketView Pro packet trace data files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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