CAP File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a CAP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle 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.
How to open CAP files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CAP for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CAP openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension CAP
While we know of one file format using the .CAP file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CAP file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of CAP files. Remember, different programs may use CAP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Microsoft Network Monitor||User submitted|
|Reference Manager||User submitted|
|capella reader||User submitted|
|PASCO Capstone||User submitted|
|cadwork Start Application||User submitted|
|Sims CAP||User submitted|
|Any Video Converter Professional||User submitted|