CMP File

What are CMP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CMP file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CMP file?

CMP files have multiple uses, and AUKTOOLS 2000 Compressed Archive is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

AUKTOOLS 2000 Compressed Archive File

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open CMP files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CMP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CMP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CMP openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .CMP

While AUKTOOLS 2000 Compressed Archive File is a popular type of CMP-file, we know of 9 different uses of the .CMP file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

SolidEdge Wire Harness Design File

The .cmp file extension is most commonly associated with the Siemens Solid Edge Wire Harness Design application. This software is an eCAD application that allows designers to create the wire routing and cable harness designs used for organizing the wires in a 3D assembly file.

CMP opener for Windows

We have identified one CMP opener that is compatible with this specific type of CMP file.

Solid EdgeSolid EdgeVerified

More file formats using the CMP extension

Through our research of CMP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Colorado Memory System Compressed Package
  • Digital Combat Simulator Campaign Script
  • HotDocs Component
  • KiCad Footprint Info File
  • LEADTools CMP Image Compressed Bitmap File
  • Photofinish Calibration Map
  • THEOS Compressed Archive File

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CMP files. Remember, different programs may use CMP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Live2D CubismLive2D CubismUser submitted
VideoWave Movie CreatorVideoWave Movie CreatorUser submitted
CSDiff ApplicationCSDiff ApplicationUser submitted
LexisNexis CaseMapLexisNexis CaseMapUser submitted
Corel PHOTO-PAINTCorel PHOTO-PAINTUser submitted
Systweak PhotoStudioSystweak PhotoStudioUser submitted
Sakura Editor (Japanese)Sakura Editor (Japanese)User submitted
WindowsApplication1WindowsApplication1User submitted
Autodesk ViewAutodesk ViewUser submitted

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